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Re: http content type authoritative for object data?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 11:40:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4B24C4B6.7070907@gmx.de>
To: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-html@w3.org
Joe D Williams wrote:
> ...
>> Ignoring the <embed> for a moment... The <object> tags looks good to 
>> me, the type is not declared,
> 
> To me, this <object> element is not reasonable because @type is not 
> specified.
> Alone, this code
> 
> <object style="height: 344px; width: 425px" >
> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/vwI3tL2yc6k">
> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true">
> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always">
> <fallback html>
> </object>
> 
> tells the UA absolutely nothing about what it might be working with.
> Here, @type is missing and no @data so the UA has nothing to determine 
> what processing to use.
> ...

You are right.

I saw the URI and somehow ignored the fact that it appears in a param, 
not as object/@data.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 13 December 2009 10:41:37 UTC

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