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[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

From: Lino Mastrodomenico <l.mastrodomenico@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:05:24 +0200
Message-ID: <cc93256f0907130505k569241fcncd5b79a2b7e5fc88@mail.gmail.com>
2009/7/13 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> On Fri, 10 Jul 2009, Jeff Walden wrote:
>> And if a site wants to publish H.264-only with Flash or QuickTime as the
>> fallback, they have to use scripting to make it work in Firefox.
>
> We presumably don't want to make the use of uncumbered codecs easier.

I agree. Moreover there are already two stable and widely used
browsers that implement the current spec and websites are starting to
use it. Since this fallback would be an incompatible change, please
don't do it unless there's a *really* good reason for it.

-- 
Lino Mastrodomenico
Received on Monday, 13 July 2009 05:05:24 UTC

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