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Re: LAYER and EMBED

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <charlesn@srl.rmit.EDU.AU>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 07:57:31 +1100 (EST)
To: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.981204075452.21319D-100000@sunrise>
I was thinking here of legacy solutions. It's EMBED or nothing. I think.

Charles

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Al Gilman wrote:

> 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
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 3 December 1998 16:02:43 GMT

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