[whatwg] HTML5 video element - default to fallback in cases where UA can't play format
philipj at opera.com
Thu Dec 3 06:13:29 PST 2009
On Thu, 03 Dec 2009 14:29:19 +0100, Kit Grose <kit at iqmultimedia.com.au>
> It seems counterintuitive to me that having produced fallback content
> (even if I *did* generate two formats, there's obviously no guarantee
> IE9 won't come out requiring WMV or a similar issue with a different
> provide a good UX?
the long term, is there a use case for allowing fallback content?
I'll freely admit that the most important reason I oppose this is because
I don't want to implement it, because fallback behavior is a mess (see
<object>). If there is any other browser implementor that thinks fallback
is a good idea, it might be worth discussing.
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