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EMBED

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <charlesn@srl.rmit.EDU.AU>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 1998 10:14:09 +1100 (EST)
To: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.981204101041.21319F-100000@sunrise>
A technique for ensuring that multimedia embedded in a page degrades 
gracefully.

Use the EMBED proprietary element within the content of an OBJECT, and 
associated with aprropriate descriptive text. Note that EMBED is not a 
W3C-recognised element, and that there is no mechanism to associate ALT 
text with it directly (CMcCN:: Can someone with NS3 or IE or something  
check this?). Therefore this  technique is  only useful to solve a legacy 
problem. Use of EMBED in other manners actually creates an accessibility 
problem.

Charles
Received on Thursday, 3 December 1998 18:18:01 GMT

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