[whatwg] <video> element proposal

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Wed Feb 28 12:48:44 PST 2007

James Justin Harrell wrote:
> What is considered a "video format"? Would Flash or SVG be allowed?

Given the structure of the API and the comparison to the Audio() 
functionality, I would take this to mean a continous, non-interactive 
audio/visual stream.

Flash seems more like an "applet" than a "video" to me, given that it 
consists of bytecode to be run through an interpreter rather than a set 
of passive data to be rendered.

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