[whatwg] Should <video controls> generate click events?

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 15:32:16 PDT 2013

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
<silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> IMHO, the example that Philip provided in http://people.opera.com/~**
> philipj/click.html <http://people.opera.com/~philipj/click.html> is not a
> realistic example of something a JS dev would do.

Um, why not?  Clicking on the video to play/pause is a useful
behavior, which things like the Youtube player do.  Since <video>
elements don't generally do this, it seems reasonable that an author
could do pretty much exactly what Philip shows in his demo.


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