[whatwg] HTML 5 video tag questions

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Wed Jul 15 18:58:40 PDT 2009

On Jul 14, 2009, at 3:43 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org 
> > wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 10:34 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc>  
> wrote:
> We can do what's described above for videos and audios too (i.e. walk
> parent chain etc).
> We can hack something in, but what about dynamic DOM changes? IFRAME  
> loads? etc
> More importantly for this list, what should the spec say?

Clearly the desirable end result is that a <video> or <audio> element  
with fallback to an <object> or <embed> should not load or play the  
fallback content. I'm not sure how to spec this in a rigorous and  
consistent way.

  - Maciej
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