[whatwg] <video> element feedback

Martin Atkins mart at degeneration.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 12:50:51 PDT 2007

Gareth Hay wrote:
> This is a bit of a sideways step here, but why not make tags reflect 
> MIME type,
> e.g.
> <image>        image/*
> <video>            video/*
> <application>     application/*
> <audio>            audio/*
> That way we have a clear identification of what is going to be in the 
> tag, API's can be tailored sufficiently for each one.
> Each tag can have appropriate fallback also.
> Just a thought, and it gets us out of the <object> hole.

What do you imagine "application" being used for?

The "application" type category is pretty-much just "miscellaneous".

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