October 2010

HTML5: Native Video, DRM and Plugins

October 13, 2010

I was reading a discussion on the W3C Bug tracker about native video and whether it should, or should not, provide DRM to protect video content. In the process, the point was made by John Foliot that Apple is presenting their own answers in their browsers and devices to the DRM issue (emphasis mine): > [...]

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Inner border (content or padding edge) quirk in webkit?

October 12, 2010

Today on Twitter, Keith Clark (@keithclarkcouk) mentioned he was struggling with creating an element with rounded corners and rgba borders because the background color of the element was showing through. That sounded silly. I mean, modern browsers have background-clip. We can clip to the content, the padding or the border. That should fix it. But [...]

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Javascript and HTML5

October 1, 2010

The web is becoming more and more dependent on Javascript. This has been troubling me a bit since I’ve always held the view that all content should be available and usable (though perhaps in a different state) when Javascript is turned off. Internet Explorer In Internet Explorer (up to version 9), the only way to [...]

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