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A "forgotten" attribute.

From: Matan Heimann <matan.heimann@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 02:03:10 +1000
Message-ID: <440322BE.80107@gmail.com>
To: www-html-editor@w3.org

Hello to you & a good day.

My name is Matan Heimann and I am a hobby website builder.

I have recently "stumbled" upon an interesting attribute by the name of 
"allowtransparency".
As far as I know this attribute is custom made for the "iFrame" tag, but 
it might be used by more tags.

What I do know, is that W3C doesn't have any official doumentation that 
this attribute even exists. This annoys me greatly since it prevents me 
from having that shiny "W3C HTML4.01 approved" banner on my website.

I actually found that there is a CSS equivalent attribute - "{overflow: 
value;}" but it works only on Firefox, it does not work on IE.
Internet Explorer must have the attribute written within it's tag - 
something, that because it is not an official attribute approved by W3C 
makes the validator give me an error line.

I would like to suggest an official documentation of this attribute and 
adding it to the iFrame official attributes. Of course, I can't make 
this documentation and I understand it could take time.
However, I hope you consider this seriously.

If you need a code sample of this attribute:
<iframe name="main" id="main" src="main.html" width="600px" 
height="620px" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" frameborder="0" 
scrolling="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe>

You can also view it on my website:
http://www50.brinkster.com/adventurerpg/gwsb/index.html

I allow you to copy/paste/edit/distribute/whatever the code on that website.

Thanks ahead,
<me id="Matan_Heimann" coke="true" pizza="true" socialLife="false" 
onView.getElementById('Matan_Heimann').eyes="scream&run( ';.;' )">
Received on Monday, 27 February 2006 15:58:33 GMT

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