[whatwg] Assigning media resources represented as DOM objects to a media element
robert at ocallahan.org
Mon Feb 18 01:59:43 PST 2013
On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 10:39 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl>wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 9:25 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org>
> > cloneNode() won't work for autorevoked URLs, because it is defined to
> > clone attributes and children, not internal state (with a few exceptions
> > for Web compatibility). (Don't tell me that it shouldn't work that way; I
> > argued that long ago and lost :-).)
> We explicitly allow for it today.
> That was added of course for the compatibility reasons you mention
> (mostly form controls) but I don't see why at this point in time we
> should still avoid using it for other means.
IIRC Ian argued against it last time. If he's changed his mind, I'd like to
hear him say so :-).
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