[whatwg] <video> fallback behaviour (was: Re: <video> element feedback)
zcorpan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 15:09:37 PDT 2007
On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 22:08:37 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> BTW, this would be a lot simpler to do if the src="" attribute was made
>> document.getElementsByTagName("video").src = "foo.ogg";
>> I think this should be allowed. Without the src attribute, the video
>> element could represent a placeholder where a video might have been
>> relevant (e.g. if scripting was enabled).
> Currently without a src="" attribute the element represents a black
Oh. I thought <video> fallback would work pretty much like <object>
fallback, but I see that's not the case. When I think about it it makes
sense; <video> is pretty much like <iframe>, it never falls back in UAs
that support it.
> I think that's better than having the entire rendering change when
> you change the src="", no?
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