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Re: ISSUE-76: Need feedback on splitting Microdata into separate specification

From: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:56:46 -0700
Message-ID: <8AD22C2D79904511A16FC7A9C5C2CB13@joe1446a4150a8>
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Shelley Powers" <shelleyp@burningbird.net>, <public-html@w3.org>
>> For example by putting <video> in the spec
>> we say that we believe that this is a better way to embed video 
>> than
>> by using <object> and flash.

> Indeed,  and object element is still in the spec.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/text-level-semantics.html#the-object-element

<object>  is still there because <audio> and <video> do not replace 
all applications of the nested browsing context and use of 'external' 
resources available with <object>.
Anyway, to my knowledge, it is not clear whether <video> would play 
'flash' movies.
That might depend upon the browser's implementation of video, Try 
<video> with <object> fallback?
Best Regards,
Received on Monday, 19 October 2009 23:57:31 UTC

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