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From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:05:18 -0500
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <D3E4A979-E548-47B6-B306-5D826D20ACAE@w3.org>
To: Allasso Travesser <allassopraise@gmail.com>

On 8 Jul 2011, at 2:19 AM, Allasso Travesser wrote:
> More specifically, I have this question:
> I have a large number of QT movies in an archive that I have been
> displaying using the ol' object/embed tag method. In an attempt to
> bring the pages up to w3 standards, which does not allow embed tags, I
> have considered this recommendation from Apple for embedding QT
> videos:
> http://developer.apple.com/internet/ieembedprep.html

Have you looked at HTML5 video?


> Great, now the pages validate. However, when viewing the generated
> source written by the js, what do I find? Exactly the same code I used
> that would not validate - object tags with an embed tag in the
> container.
> My question may be somewhat philosophical : Is this just merely a way
> of "tricking" the w3 validator? I mean, if the effective code that the
> browser sees is the same, why not just put it in there with HTML in
> the first place, other than to be able to put the w3 'validates!' icon
> at the bottom of the page?
> You see what I am getting at?
> If you could direct me where to find the answer to this question I
> would very much appreciate it.
> Thank you,
> Allasso Travesser

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