[html5] <video> tag fallback
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 30 09:46:43 PDT 2009
On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, Eric Carlson wrote:
> On Apr 29, 2009, at 11:19 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Steven Garrity wrote:
> > > It seems the current behaviour in Safari is that if the video format
> > > is not supported (Ogg Theora, for example), then the <video> player
> > > is shown (empty) rather than the fall back content.
> > >
> > > Is this the intended/spec'ed behaviour when no video format playable
> > > by the client is provided?
> > Yes. You can catch the error event (sent to the <source> elements if
> > there are any, otherwise the <video> element) to trigger fallback
> > behaviour. Not sure if Safari implements this event yet though.
> WebKit nightly builds do fire an 'error' event if no suitable src is
Cool. Has this been updated to the most recent changes to the spec?
(Firing on the <source> instead of the <video>?)
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