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

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Tue Aug 20 20:00:22 PDT 2013

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick at gmail.com>wrote:

> Firefox actually implements click-to-play <video> by default. It's
> unfortunate and all <video> interaction projects that I've worked on
> directly or consulted for have been forced to include video surface click
> -> event.preventDefault() calls to stop the behaviour.

Just to be clear, we only do click-to-play when the "controls" attribute is
set. So if that's causing problems for you, I guess you want most of our
built-in controls but not all of them?

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