[whatwg] Html 5 video element's poster attribute

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Mon Sep 20 20:45:47 PDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Shiv Kumar <skumar at exposureroom.com>wrote:

>  Here are some contradictory cases that may serve as use cases to justify
> the need to have a spate method:
> 1.       Some websites, don’t bother showing the poster after the video
> ends while providing the content producer to override.
> 2.       Some websites (and mobile devices) default to showing the poster
> after the video ends and allowing the content producer to override
> 3.       Some websites show the poster whenever the video is paused.
> Given the above cases, having a method the specifically controls the
> visibility of the poster (alone) will allow all of the above cases to be
> implemented.

A side question: do any of these sites want a poster that has
dynamic/interactive content in it?

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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