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[whatwg] audio vs. video

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 17:31:40 +0100
Message-ID: <17900.17900.863368.726999@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
Also sprach Elliotte Harold:

 > If we add a video element, should we for the same reasons add an audio 
 > element?

Yes.

 > It seems to me these two cases are similar enough to justify similar 
 > treatment. Is there any distinction between the two that would suggest 
 > audio is inappropriate while video is appropriate or vice versa?

I don't think so. Both deserve to be first-class citizens on the web
and they are, therefore, entitled to their own element.

-h&kon
              H?kon Wium Lie                          CTO ??e??
howcome at opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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