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Re: <object> content-type sniffing (detailed review of Semantics)

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 03:43:57 +0200
Message-Id: <p0624062bc2f3e4eae322@[192.168.0.101]>
To: public-html@w3.org

At 11:18 -0500 UTC, on 2007-08-23, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> Sander Tekelenburg wrote:
>> Yet with @type="image/*" both
>> Firefox and Safari don't present the image. Safari presents the fallback,
>> Firefox presents nothing.
>
> Which "Firefox"?

Firefox 2.0.0.6 under Mac OS X 10.4.10. Default settings. Are you saying that
is way outdated? Where/how does one get something current? Mozilla.com points
me to 2.0.0.6 every which way I try.

> The Firefox handling of <object> has changed significantly
> since the latest stable release, and is currently in flux (the last
>significant
> change was three days ago).  You're almost certainly using the stable
>release if
> you see the behavior you describe; Firefox development builds haven't had
>that
> behavior since September 2005.

According to <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browser_timeline> Firefox 2 was
rekleased in October 2006.


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Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
Received on Friday, 24 August 2007 01:51:54 UTC

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