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[whatwg] <object> behavior

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 21:13:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4AAEEA4A.2000702@mit.edu>
Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> I'm trying to remember. Did you also say that FF makes some use of 
> display: none for fallback content

It does not, but it does make use of lack of CSS boxes...

> 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>
> </object>

If the plugin instantiation were done entirely via the DOM, then yes, 
unless something prevented that from happening.

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

I'd think both.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 14 September 2009 18:13:46 UTC

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