[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Tue Jul 14 07:02:40 PDT 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 14:51:42 +0200, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>  

> How do y'all currently handle <noscript> content in a context that
> allows scripts?  What if there was a <video> or <object> in the
> <noscript>?

<noscript> is parsed as a CDATA element in the HTML parser when scripting  
is enabled. Any tags would be interpreted as text.

This is not the case for <object> or <video> because it's ugly and doesn't  
work in XHTML. You'll notice that <noscript> is not allowed in XHTML5.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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