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Attn UAAG friends (FW: Public feedback on HTML5 video)

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 17:19:26 -0800 (PST)
To: "'W3C WAI-XTECH'" <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00e701ca88ee$165120d0$42f36270$@edu>
Not sure if anyone from UAAG is following this particular thread, but this
point might be of note/interest to you guys.

Cheers!

JF

<snipped - in progress>

 
> >> 2. it does not allow a user override of a page author's decision,
> >> where the page author actually may not have all the information
> (e.g.
> >> that it's running on a mobile phone or on a low-bandwidth connection
> -
> >> as Laura's example states; or the opposite - that I want to
> autobuffer
> >> everything cause my bandwidth is unlimited)
> >
> > Since the spec allows the UA to ignore the autobuffer attribute, the
> UA is
> > allowed to have a user-settable pref for this, so I believe this is
> already
> > covered. Perhaps a note or something in the spec would help clarify
> this
> > though.
> 
> Yeah, I think a recommendation to user agents to have such a
> preference would be good. I am aware that user preferences are not
> part of the HTML5 specification, but it is a good recommendation to
> make.
> 
> Cheers,
> Silvia.
Received on Wednesday, 30 December 2009 01:20:10 UTC

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