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6020Clarify that <video> and <audio> can both be used for both audio and video.2011-04-20 20:44
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--- source	(revision 6019)
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@@ -27148,7 +27148,7 @@
   </dl>
 
   <p>A <code>video</code> element is used for playing videos or
-  movies.</p>
+  movies, and audio files with captions.</p>
 
   <p>Content may be provided inside the <code>video</code>
   element<span class="impl">. User agents should not show this content
@@ -28215,6 +28215,12 @@
   attribute.</p>
 <!--START w3c-html--><!--CONTROLLER-->
 
+  <p class="note">Both <code>audio</code> and <code>video</code>
+  elements can be used for both audio and video. The main difference
+  between the two is simply that the <code>audio</code> element has no
+  playback area for visual content (such as video or captions),
+  whereas the <code>video</code> element does.</p>
+
   <div class="impl">
 
   <p>Except where otherwise specified, the <span>task source</span>

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