[whatwg] [html5] r6630 - [giow] (0) Define navigating to video and audio resources Fixing http://www.w3.o [...]

Bjartur Thorlacius svartman95 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 10:42:43 PDT 2011

On Wed, 05 Oct 2011 17:37:22 -0000, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> video and audio should have controls="" and autoplay=""
> The spec allows browsers to do that (in fact it explicitly calls out
> autoplay=""), but do we really want to require one or the other? I can  
> see
> arguments for having only one or the other or both.
Autoplaying is obviously subject to user preference, but I see no point in  
not providing controls (assuming the output rendering is interactive, of  
course). Theoretically speaking, those controls should of course be  
stylable. That that may well be difficult to implement, however.

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