[whatwg] video background color

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Fri Jun 13 04:49:08 PDT 2008

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:42:28 +0200, Philip Jägenstedt <philipj at opera.com>  
> On Fri, 2008-06-13 at 09:26 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> It's not impossible; first black would render 300x150, then the poster
> The spec says: Areas of the element's playback area that do not contain
> the video represent nothing.
> What does this mean? Black is customary for video, but leaving the
> region transparent (thus falling back to css background color) is
> another option. Which is better?

Maybe a default style sheet entry like

   video { background-color:#000 }

Anne van Kesteren

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