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Subject: Re: video element poster images
Author: Jason Ronallo
Date: 01/02/2013 22:42
I'm not able to share the URL, but provide an example below.

I'm working with HTML5 Video. So the <video> element. This has nothing to do
with Flash. I'm getting inconsistent results. Sometimes the poster attribute
of the video element gets downloaded and the path adjusted in the HTML, but
the <source> videos do not get downloaded. Other times the poster image does
not get downloaded, but the video sources do.

Example #1
Here's an example from a site I can share. If you crawl just this page you get
the poster image, but not the source videos:

(webhttrack -q -%i -w <> -O
"/home/jnronall/websites/videosws" -n -%P -N0 -s2 -p7 -D -a -K0 -c4 -%k -r1
-A25000 -F "Mozilla/4.5 (compatible; HTTrack 3.0x; Windows 98)" -%F "<!--
Mirrored from %s%s by HTTrack Website Copier/3.x [XR&CO'2008], %s -->" +*.png
+*.gif +*.jpg +*.css +*.js* -%s -%u )

I should be getting the video sources as well here:
And the track source too:

Example #2
In my case this HTML:
<video poster="/videos/getting_a_book.png" controls preload="none">
  <source src="/videos/getting_a_book.mp4">
  <source src="/videos/getting_a_book.webm">

Gets converted to:
<video poster="/videos/getting_a_book.png" controls="" preload="none">
  <source src="videos/getting_a_book.mp4">
  <source src="videos/getting_a_book.webm">

The mp4 and webm have been downloaded and are playable offline, but the poster
image is never downloaded.

Please let me know if there is more information I can provide to help solve
this issue. 
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