[whatwg] video tag: pixel aspect ratio
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 1 00:37:18 PST 2008
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> Another thing, if I as a website developer find a video that was encoded
> with the wrong pixel ratio, wouldn't the simplest, and most intuitive,
> way to fix it be to simply set a width and height on video until it
> looked approximately correct? Yes, it's a hack, and should not
> discouraged, but so is pixelratio.
> (haven't followed this discussion in detail so appologies if
> width/height has been disqualified already)
width/height on <video> doesn't stretch, so that you can play videos of
varying aspect ratios in the same surface without rendering issues.
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