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Re: [whatwg] <video> element feedback

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:23:08 +0300
Message-Id: <A2BA3692-C23C-4660-B92F-F4C09B5E1386@iki.fi>
Cc: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>, WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>, public-html@w3.org
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Mar 29, 2007, at 08:04, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Laurens Holst wrote:
>> So, what do you think would be needed to fix this situation.
> In my dream world, IE would support dispatch by MIME type and  
> authors who don't care about targeting a specific plug-in binary  
> could just stop using the classid mess.

I've asked about this before but I still don't understand it: Why  
doesn't Gecko completely ignore the classid? (IIRC, Opera on Mac and  
Mac IE 5 ignore the classid and dispatch on MIME.)

Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2007 11:23:22 UTC

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