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Re: LAYER and EMBED

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 15:47:16 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199812032047.PAA28488@access1.digex.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
to follow up on what Charles McCathie Nevile said:

> EMBED is trickier. What other way is there to include a multimedia object 
> such as a video in a page (rather than linking to it as a document)? 
> OBJECT and IFRAME could, again, be used,  but they are not implemented 
> where EMBED is.

You can compose a SMIL presentation with the web page on layer 1
and the video on layer 2, where it hides a static GIF placeholder
for those lacking the video player.  I think you can, anyway.

Al
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