Re: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

Benjamin Franz (
Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:53:51 -0800 (PST)

Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:53:51 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <>
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Subject: RE: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Todd Fahrner wrote:

> Benjamin Franz wrote, at 8:46 -0800 on 26.11.97:
> I agree mostly about stylesheets, and generally about the need for
> improvement, but my tests suggest that you can use OBJECT markup today in a
> highly degradable (universally pre-degraded?) way for some cases at least.
> In the example above, everybody but IE4 sees just normal links to the
> referenced HTML objects, and in this instance
> <> you see either the Flash object or a
> GIF and some marked-up text telling you what you're missing.

Except in the low x NS4.0x browsers where the stuff between <OBJECT>
and </OBJECT> just disappears completely and you get...nothing. And in the
MSIE 3.X browsers you get assailed with 'Insecure ActiveX' alerts and then
it hangs.

Benjmanin Franz