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Re: HTML/XHTML, mime-types, Strict & Transitional [was Re: Semantics]

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2005 14:22:22 +0100
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050620132222.GA25953@us-lot.org>

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 03:13:30PM +0200, Roberto Scano (IWA/HWG) wrote:

>     David:
>     I don't see why the use of <applet> and <embed> would require that
>     section to be renamed (although I agree that Markup Techniques is
>     better). Both elements exist just as much in XHTML 1.0 as XHTML 4.01
>     (i.e. <applet> is only in Transitional and <embed> doesn't appear at
>     all).
> 
> Roberto:
> <embed> is a netscape proprietary tag, like <blink> and also <marquee> (Microsoft)

I know, but I fail to see what this has to do with the differences
between XHTML and HTML.
     
> script used for new windows can blocked also by popup
> blocker, target attribute cannot.

Yes it can, I do it myself.

However, I'm not sure that allowing something with inherent
accessibility is a good idea just becuase user's can block it (if they
know enough about their browser).

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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 20 June 2005 13:22:29 UTC

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