HTML5 video support for Internet Explorer 'plugin'

For all those interested in sites with HTML5 goodies tend to run browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. Developer Christian Adams created a plugin that brings the video tag to IE, “includes a few Theora and FLAC bugfixes, better Windows 7 support and a Technical Preview of the <video> tag for Internet Explorer.” To enable <video> tag for […]

For all those interested in sites with HTML5 goodies tend to run browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera. Developer Christian Adams created a plugin that brings the video tag to IE, “includes a few Theora and FLAC bugfixes, better Windows 7 support and a Technical Preview of the <video> tag for Internet Explorer.” To enable <video> tag for Internet Explorer you need to add xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml/video" attribute.

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IE versions 6.0 and 7.0 required following syntax for Binary Element Behaviour components:

<html xmlns:html5>
<head>
   <object id="videoFactory" classid="clsid:7cc95ae6-c1fa-40cc-ab17-3e91da2f77ca"></object>
   <?import namespace="html5" implementation="#videoFactory"?>
</head>
<body>

<p>This is a header </p>

<html5:video src="http://videos.mozilla.org/firefox/3.5/meet/meet.ogv">
<p>your browser cannot handle video tag</p>
</html5:video>

<p>This is a footer </p>

</body>
</html>

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