[whatwg] A new attribute for <video> and low-power devices

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Mon May 18 07:59:03 PDT 2009

Simon Pieters wrote:
> Is there a problem with always falling back to the poster image and just
> play the video (full-screen or on-top) when the user indicates he wants
> to see the video?

If every menu button has a <video> tag associated with it to show a little
3D animation, then (a) how do you indicate to the user that it is a video
without disrupting the page layout?, and (b) how do you allow the user to
request playback without interfering with the function of the button?


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