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[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 23:23:07 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0906142323n6c52def2r78b15c5eb41c680c@mail.gmail.com>
On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 11:08 PM, Simon Pieters<simonp at opera.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 07:27:18 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 8:46 PM, <jjcogliati-whatwg at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I read section 4.8.7 The video element and I have some questions:
>>> 1. ?What happens if the user agent supports the video tag but does not
>>> support the particular video codec that the video file has? ?Should it
>>> display the fallback content in that case, and if so, can a video tag be put
>>> inside another video tag?
>>
>> If the particular codec is not supported, it displays the fallback
>> content instead.
>
> No. If the particular codec is not supported then you get a blank box.

Hmm.. is that good? What if you want to use an <object> (to use flash
or java) or a <img> as fallback?

/ Jonas
Received on Sunday, 14 June 2009 23:23:07 UTC

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