[whatwg] I have feature requests for <video> and <audio> tags.
crockabiscuit at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 20:06:13 PST 2011
For 1), most users don't know there is such a thing as user's default
Even I don't know where to find that setting in firefox or chrome.
It seems to be a hidden configuration.
Plus, some audio files are too loud at 100% which is the default volume for
Since uploaders know the proper initial volume, they should be able to set
For 2), I'll read about <track> element.
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:51 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 5:37 PM, crocket <crockabiscuit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 1) <video> and <audio> tags need volume attribute.
> > I know that it's possible to manipulate the volume attribute with
> > If I was able to set the initial volume with volume attribute of <video>
> > and <audio> tags, I would be able to set the initial volume without
> You can currently mute the video or play it at the user's default
> volume. Why do you need to control it beyond that in the markup?
> > 2) <video> tag needs subtitle attribute.
> > Without a subtitle attribute, people need to reencode videos with
> > to present the videos with subtitles on the web.
> > I think charset attribute for manually specifying subtitle's character
> > would come in handy also.
> Look at the <track> element, which does precisely this.
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