[whatwg] Serving up Theora <video> in the real world

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu Jul 9 16:24:26 PDT 2009

On Jul 9, 2009, at 4:18 PM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<mjs at apple.com>  
> wrote:
>> I don't think we did anything intentional in 4.0.2 to break  
>> detection of
>> XiphQT. If you have a solid reproducible case, please file a bug.  
>> On the
>> other hand, I suspect the canPlayType fix will have shipped by the  
>> time we
>> manage to do any fixes for the navigator.plugins technique.
> It may even be something about the XiphQT install that changed.
> Or, more significantly, something the XiphQT install can fix. If so we
> don't have the problem of where we can't tell Safari users to install
> XiphQT (because if they do they'll just continue to get the message).
> At the moment we're just going to have to tell Safari users to install
> Firefox 3.5 though.

I thought your plan was to use Cortado for plugins that don't have  
<video>+Theora. Why would you single out Safari users for a worse  


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