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Re: <APPLET> or <OBJECT>

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 20:31:56 +0100
Message-ID: <41B756AC.2000507@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Jeff Laiosa <jeff_laiosa@ncsu.edu>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org

Jeff Laiosa wrote:
> 
> their tutorials on Applets. I wrote to them because their tutorial 
> says to use the <APPLET> tag when embedding applets in an HTML 
> document. The HTML 4.01 Specification, says this tag is deprecated in
> favor of the <OBJECT> tag. Sun's response indicates that the HTML 
> 4.01 Specification is incorrect and that the <APPLET> tag is not 
> deprecated. Who is right? I have included both original messages 
> below but have taken out the names

The APPLET element is deprecated in favor of OBJECT. The problem is that
although OBJECT is better by design, it isn't very well implemented.


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  Anne van Kesteren
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