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Re: [css-content]: video

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:34:45 -0700
Cc: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <48DFFEAA-1C9A-4F0B-920A-D8BBB55D843D@apple.com>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>

> On Jun 13, 2016, at 5:26 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 3:58 PM, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com <mailto:dino@apple.com>> wrote:
> I think both <img src="cutekittens.mp4"> and url(cutekittens-v-bulldozer.mp4) should be supported. We've done some internal prototypes and it's very nice.
> I'm not sure about media controls on the <img> case. I think we should start with something that is the same behaviour as a GIF is today.
> If it's possible to harness such powerful control over the browser, people will do it in the worst way possible. They might even use JS libraries and then call it a best practice for ads, etc that the user can't see and cannot stop. 
> The `content` property doesn't seem like a good place to declare media for CSS. Thinking if you want :active to trigger audio, etc and have that be presentation-only. 

I suggest it that it should be equivalent to GIF. No audio. No interaction. No worse, but an improvement in quality, asset download size and system resources (if implemented correctly).


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