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RE: <OBJECT> tag a pain in the neck

From: Dave J Woolley <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 15:56:00 -0000
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB50102A4E5@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org
> From:	Jim Correia [SMTP:correia@barebones.com]
> On 5:52 AM 2/26/01 "NeTDeMoN" <NeTDeMoNZ@flashmail.com> wrote:
> > Also, <object> has no autostart attribute.
> It doesn't need one.  It is completely extensible by using param.
> <object>
[DJW:]  My understanding is that the user parameters are intended
for executable objects, not for the browser itself.  In fact having
completely extensible parameters for core media types like audio/basic,
will simply produce a nightmare of incompatible implementations.

(Point that HTML was never intended as a multimedia authoring language
still stands.)

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