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[whatwg] <object> behavior

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 08:24:37 -0400
Message-ID: <4AB77085.8070207@mit.edu>
On 9/20/09 3:54 PM, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> O.K., so put simply, HTML5 should explicitly mention that the css
> display property for <object>, <embed> (and <applet> in the handling
> section) has absolutely no effect on plug-in instantiation and
> destroying and has absolutely no effect on @src and @data resource
> fetching.

Imo, yes.  Especially given your HTML example, where the behavior 
difference is easy to stumble on by trying to get the contentDocument of 
the <object> and work with it.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 21 September 2009 05:24:37 UTC

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