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IE's object implementation problems (was RE: Baby Steps or Backwards Steps?)

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 12:07:20 +0200
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At 10:01 -0700 UTC, on 2007-08-20, Chris Wilson wrote:

[...]

> Could someone describe the exact issue, and tell me if it is still present
>in IE7?  I know we still don't deal with 404 errors properly, but OBJECT
>fallback was dramatically improved in IE7.

Just search the public-html@w3.org Archive. (There's plenty of specific
questions to you/Microsoft that haven't been responded to yet.) Here's a
selection:

<http://www.w3.org/mid/op.tuheo3gdwxe0ny@widsith.local>
<http://www.w3.org/mid/a9699fd20706260653ua3f03d6h4ccbff6ea11ab158@mail.gmail.com>
<http://esw.w3.org/topic/ObjectTestResults>
<http://www.w3.org/mid/468A52F8.2000100@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
<http://www.w3.org/mid/468AE397.3000200@fastmail.us>

And two relevant test cases:
<http://santek.no-ip.org/~st/tests/object/>
<http://santek.no-ip.org/~st/tests/picturetag/>

I don't have IE7 available, but I'm sure you do ;)


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Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
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