Bluish Coder

Programming Languages, Martials Arts and Computers. The Weblog of Chris Double.


Firefox Video Element Patch Version 5

Version 5 of the patch to add Video element support to Firefox is up. This version rewrites a lot of the code to match the pseudocode in the WHATWG specification.

As well as bug fixes it contains support for the 'autoplay' attribute and loads the first frame of the video when the element is first displayed. This version also runs the SVG demo I made a video of in an earlier post. I tested the demo under Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and it seemed to work fine. That demo, and others, is available on my video patch test page. Binaries are also available on that page.

Don't forget you can track progress using the git repository if you don't want to wait for the patches:

git clone git://


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