[whatwg] <video> element feedback

Chris Adams chris at chrisadams.biz
Tue Mar 20 16:39:21 PDT 2007

Actually that sounds like a splendid idea to me.
although I am not sure about using the form tag.  what about something like?

<video src='some_file.ogg'>
  <button type='rewind' />
  <button type='playpause' />
  <button type='stop' />
 <button type='fastforward' />

On 3/20/07, Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper at crissov.de> wrote:
> Håkon Wium Lie:
> > Also sprach Martin Atkins:
> >
> >> If video is going to be considered a first-class citizen, I argue
> >> that
> >> this needs to be possible for video as well:
> >>      <video src="pretty.ogg">...</video>
> >
> > Right. I think I agree with you. Perhaps we can encourage implementors
> > to add a simplistic UI in case none has been specified? On the
> > right-click menu or somewhere where it doesn't take up space?
> Maybe it is a stupid idea, but is something like the following
> imaginable to make a XHTML5 browser display inline video with a basic
> UI without the need for scripting?
>    <form method="MEDIA">
>      <video src="pretty.ogg"/>
>      <button type="play"/>
>    </form>

Chris at tuesdaybegins.com
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