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RE: Hyperlinks in OBJECT inclusions

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 19:28:49 -0400
To: "'David Perrell'" <davidp@earthlink.net>
Cc: "'W3C HTML Mailing List (E-mail)'" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001601bdcc92$498cd5e0$502604d1@bonezero>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Perrell [mailto:davidp@earthlink.net]
> Sent: Thursday, August 20, 1998 6:33 PM
> To: braden@endoframe.com
> Cc: 'W3C HTML Mailing List (E-mail)'
> Subject: Re: Hyperlinks in OBJECT inclusions

[snip]

> >Is it reasonable that these links should behave totally differently?
> 
> 
> Yes, because the example is silly.

Yes, it was. Thanks for providing a more credible example. ;-)

> If what you're trying to 
> present to the
> user is content at w3, why use "inclusion.html" as the object?
> 
> Consider this example:

[snip]

> Far more useful if the link target is the embedded window, IMHO.

So use IFRAME. Why should OBJECT behave the same way?

Braden
Received on Thursday, 20 August 1998 19:22:27 GMT

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