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[whatwg] Javascript API to query supported codecs for <video> and <audio>

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 14:46:15 +0300
Message-ID: <659A0E32-0188-4EE3-8CF9-6F678E35C31E@iki.fi>
On Jun 18, 2008, at 13:34, Philip J?genstedt wrote:

> Implementation-wise it might be less than trivial to return an
> exhaustive list of all supported mime-types if the underlying  
> framework
> doesn't use the concept of mime-types, but can say when given a few
> bytes of the file whether it supports it or not


Are MIME types the right way of identification in HTML5 if the well- 
known frameworks use something other than MIME types?

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