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no HTML5 video with OS 6.0.0.246

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Hello,

 

are there know issus about no proper HTML5 video support on BlackBerrys with OS 6.0.0.246 ?!

Our testing shows that HTML5 video works fine with OS 6.0.0.668 and above.

 

This is the code:

 

<video controls="controls" poster="img/poster.jpg" preload="none" width="320" height="240">
<source src="video.mp4" type="video/mp4"></source>
</video>

  

Thanks for your help! 

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Re: no HTML5 video with OS 6.0.0.246

The WebWorks API documentation on HTML5 video, one more time, is misunderstandable on this. On the top it shows Support for HTML5 video in BB OS 6+ for SmartPhone, but all the other things, including the "Show Supported Platform Table", only mention support for BB OS 7+ for SmartPhone to support it.

 

From the github repo for WebWorks API documentation you can find something pointing out that the HTML5 video element may be supported on BB6 but not playing the video.


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Re: no HTML5 video with OS 6.0.0.246

And this is what I don't really get: first there is HTML5 video support on OS 6, and later on there is no support for OS 6?

I call that quiet misunderstandable.

 

The other link does not really provide more information exept that video don't run on BB OS 6. But thx anyway, it seems there's trouble with video-tag with this specific version of OS 6 (later versions looks fine).

 

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Re: no HTML5 video with OS 6.0.0.246

After reading your post here I filed a bug report here that hopefully points in the right direction?!!


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Re: no HTML5 video with OS 6.0.0.246

Yes, sound's good.
Thank you.