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[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 16:02:40 +0200
Message-ID: <op.uw19aqoaidj3kv@zcorpandell.linkoping.osa>
On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 14:51:42 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>  

> How do y'all currently handle <noscript> content in a context that
> allows scripts?  What if there was a <video> or <object> in the
> <noscript>?

<noscript> is parsed as a CDATA element in the HTML parser when scripting  
is enabled. Any tags would be interpreted as text.

This is not the case for <object> or <video> because it's ugly and doesn't  
work in XHTML. You'll notice that <noscript> is not allowed in XHTML5.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 14 July 2009 07:02:40 UTC

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