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Re: Applet, Target, Object, Embed in XHTML 1.1

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 18:13:33 +0000 (GMT)
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0302031809180.1615-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, David Woolley wrote:

> > How can one tell that the parameter to the object tag is trying
> > to invoke an Active-X object ?  Is there some central registry
> 
> The whole point of guuids (Microsoft globally unique IDs) is that there
> is no need for a central registry, as the chances of a collision are
> negligible.

Huh?  Are we talking something pseudo-random here?  I guess anyone
with a clue about combinatorics is a junior programmer noone
listens to, until they grow a suit and pointy hair and "get the
bigger picture".

"This'll be out of service long before the year 2000 ...."

-- 
Nick Kew
Received on Monday, 3 February 2003 13:13:38 GMT

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