[whatwg] <video> element proposal

MegaZone megazone at megazone.org
Tue Mar 20 17:15:37 PDT 2007

Once upon a time Maik Merten shaped the electrons to say...
> Well, I guess everybody here will hate me for proposing it... and I
> think it's ugly... but well...
> <video>
> Perhaps a verbose description of what can be seen here?
> <novideo>
> D'oh, your browser is outdated... let's embed an <object> here
> </novideo>
> </video>

Just as we have been able to do

To support legacy UAs which don't handle <object>, why not:

Just as with object, the specification would have the UA stop at the
outer-most container it can render.  (I know IE6 failed to do this.)

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