[whatwg] <video> element feedback

Dave Singer singer at apple.com
Wed Oct 10 11:51:37 PDT 2007

At 11:37  +0200 29/03/07, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 07:04:33 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at MIT.EDU> wrote:
>>  Laurens Holst wrote:
>>>  So, what do you think would be needed to fix this situation.
>>  In my dream world, IE would support dispatch by MIME type and 
>>authors who don't
>>  care about targeting a specific plug-in binary could just stop 
>>using the classid
>>  mess.
>For accessibility it is actually important that the *user* decides 
>what software they use, rather than the author.

dispatch by MIME type is problematic for public mime types supported 
by several platforms but to different degrees ('that software handles 
HI-profile AVC in MP4 and this software handles HE-AAC+ in MP4')

David Singer

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