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Re: OBJECT out of hand

From: Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 10:04:29 +0300 (EET DST)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.3.96.980430095824.12138A-100000@gamma.hut.fi>
On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Garth Wallace wrote:

> The OBJECT tag seems overloaded to me. If the point of HTML is to 
> describe content, why eliminate two descriptive and intuitive tags and 
> replace them with something generic?

You'll find W3C's rationale for this at the obvious address:

Yucca, http://www.hut.fi/u/jkorpela/
Received on Thursday, 30 April 1998 03:04:38 GMT

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