[whatwg] <video> element feedback

Sander Tekelenburg st at isoc.nl
Thu Mar 22 19:33:04 PDT 2007

At 01:48 +0000 UTC, on 2007-03-23, Nicholas Shanks wrote:

> On 23 Mar 2007, at 01:30, Sander Tekelenburg wrote:
>> (Note that a mechanism to allow authors to define anchors in videos
>> is not a solution, because it's then still the author who is in control.
>> What I'm suggesting is about giving the user control.)
> Can't we have all of:
> 1) A way for authors to match up timecodes with fragment identifiers
> in the fallback content

That would be great, yes. Perhaps SMPTE would be useful for that?

> 2) A way for UAs to skip to that time code if a fragment identifier
> is requested and it's contained within fallback the UA isn't displaying
> 3) And a way for users to link to timecodes that aren't marked up at
> all.

Yes, sure. That would be ideal. I didn't mean to imply authors should not be
able to provide IDs. Just that users shouldn't be made dependant on authors
bothering to provide them.

Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>

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