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Re: [whatwg] Video proposals

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 20:57:34 +0100
To: public-html@w3.org
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On Sat, 17 Mar 2007 20:48:45 +0100, Matthew Ratzloff  
<matt@builtfromsource.com> wrote:
>>    http://annevankesteren.nl/2007/03/video
> I thought the comments raised some valid points.  Do Flash videos use the
> <video> element or the <object> element?

Flash is not a video format so it wouldn't be usable with <video>.

> Is there going to be an <audio> element as well?

Maybe. It's not entirely clear to me how an <audio> element would work and  
what it's purpose would be.

> Why not <media>, since the principles of video and audio are basically  
> the same?

Some principles are arguably similar (such as having a timeline). However,  
video can have things like subtitles, has things like intrinsic  
height/width, et cetera.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 17 March 2007 19:57:44 UTC

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