[whatwg] Scripted querying of <video> capabilities

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Thu Nov 13 12:53:24 PST 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 8:19 AM, Eric Carlson <eric.carlson at apple.com>wrote:

>   See
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/browsers.html#dom-navigator-canplaytype
> .

There was widespread dissatisfaction with the form of the API. I think it
would be a lot better if there were two methods returning booleans, say,
"canPlayType" and "cannotPlayType".

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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