[whatwg] Comments on the <video> element

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Sun Mar 18 16:05:17 PDT 2007

On Sun, 18 Mar 2007 23:30:34 +0100, Kornel Lesinski <kornel at osiolki.net>  

>> If <video> elements would have native UIs, bloggers would be more  
>> attracted of it, and developers of video sites as well. In the above  
>> case, you'd only have:
>> <video src="http://www.youtube.com/v/id">

> I doubt YouTube would allow that. Such video (even with UI provided by  
> browser) lacks features that YouTube probably would require: branding  
> and link to their website.

Here is the answer to their branding:  
Who wants to strip this stuff, always will.

However, the possibility to do <img src="http://flickr.com/..."> doesn't  
put photo hosting services out of business. BTW, referrer checking would  
work for <video> as well as it works for <img>.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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