[whatwg] Video source selection based on quality (was: <video> feedback)

Eric Carlson eric.carlson at apple.com
Tue Feb 16 07:17:29 PST 2010

On Feb 15, 2010, at 11:30 PM, Tim Hutt wrote:

> Anyway, with respect to the actual discussion. My vote is to add two
> optional tags to <video>

  I assume you mean to add these to the <source> element rather than <video>?

> : bitrate="800" (in kb/s) and

  If a UA is to use bitrate as a selection criteria, what data should it base the selection on? Would you have it ping the server where the resource is located? If so, how much data should it be required to read? 


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