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[whatwg] When to stop <video> elements from playing

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2007 19:31:41 -0700
Message-ID: <4721518D.8070505@sicking.cc>
timeless wrote:
> I'd rather be able to use user.css and not be forced to run or install
> GreaseMonkey.
> Personally, I object to being required to use GreaseMonkey. MicroB
> doesn't ship with it (although as it happens, someone ported it). From
> a security standpoint, it's scary.

As stated previously in this thread. I think disabling portions of a 
page should be done using internal mechanisms to the UA. So for example 
the UA could add a volume control to each browser window/tab that 
controls the volume of all things on that page making sound. Including 
<audio>, <video> and <object>.

I don't think making everything doable using CSS is an appropriate solution.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 25 October 2007 19:31:41 UTC

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