[whatwg] <video> title or alt attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Oct 18 03:24:01 PDT 2007

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Currently alternative content for <audio> and <video> isn't dealt with 
> very well, I think. It does address fallback content for older user 
> agents but it does not address disabling support for video and not being 
> able to support video (Lynx) at least. Ian mentioned on IRC yesterday he 
> will look into that at some point.

Disabling support for video is already specced (basically it acts like 
there's no bandwidth); not being able to support video is just like not 
supporting any codecs, and not supporting graphical display just means you 
can display a link to the video or some such. I've added such clauses to 
the spec to make it clearer.

Let me know if there's something else you think the spec needs.

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