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[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 11:33:44 -0700
Message-ID: <4A5B7E08.5040605@mit.edu>
Philip J?genstedt wrote:
> It would have to be part of the resource selection algorithm. Since that 
> waits for new source elements indefinitely, when exactly would you 
> decide to switch to fallback content? Bad solutions include 
> special-casing static markup and/or (falsely) assuming that scripts will 
> not insert more source elements at some point. If fallback content is 
> defined simply as the content of the video element I also can't figure 
> out any other solutions.

A <source> that says "use the content"?

-Boris
Received on Monday, 13 July 2009 11:33:44 UTC

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