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[whatwg] <object> behavior

From: Michael A. Puls II <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 20:58:35 -0400
Message-ID: <op.uz9wzxyi1ejg13@sandra-svwliu01>
On Mon, 14 Sep 2009 08:42:10 -0400, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> Ah.  I must have been unclear.  We (Gecko) consider it a bug that a  
> display:none <object> in a document doesn't instantiate the plug-in.

I'm trying to remember. Did you also say that FF makes some use of  
display: none for fallback content and that if FF was fixed so  
display:none didn't affect plug-in instantiation, both plug-ins in the  
following would load at the same time?

<object type="application/x-some-plugin">
     <object type="application/x-some-plugin"></object>

(as opposed to the nested one only firing up after the parent's fallback  
mode is triggered)

Also, is it considered a bug just for <object>, or <embed> too?


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