[whatwg] More YouTube response

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Fri Jul 2 04:38:16 PDT 2010

On Fri, 02 Jul 2010 12:13:00 +0200, Shane Fagan  
<shanepatrickfagan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Well this isnt really a list where we should talk about the dos and
> donts of web content distribution. DRM content can be embedded in the
> video tag and decoded using installable plugins so its not really an
> issue for this list I dont think. We cant dictate how the specs are used
> so try to keep the conversation technology neutral.

Whether playing video requires a plugin is very much an issue for this  
list, I think. What Henri explained -- not having lock-in to a particular  
platform because of proprietary plugins -- is a large part of the reason  
why we have <video> in the first place.

Anne van Kesteren

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