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clarification on object-tag?

From: Rainer Kupke <rkupke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 17:31:08 +0100
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <1eo056u.g9beb11k3fm0wM@rkupke.dialin.t-online.de>
In <http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/objects.html> 

| 13.3.1 Rules for rendering objects
| A user agent must interpret an OBJECT element according to the
| following precedence rules:
| 1. The user agent must first try to render the object. It should not
|    render the element's contents, 

seems to imply that it is ok (but not recommended) for a user agent to
render the object _and_ its content. (Internet Explorer5/Mac does this)

The rest of 13.3.1 (esp. the example with 3 nested objects) relies on
the fact that the content of an object is rendered only if the object
itself is not rendered.

Rainer Kupke

Example under <http://homepage.mac.com/rkupke/test/test.html>

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