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Re: Netscape and Microsoft should come up with plugins standard

From: Daniel Hiester <alatus@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 06:42:12 -0800
Message-ID: <01ad01c0abcb$cc767540$4328b3d1@sol>
To: "www-html" <www-html@w3.org>
> [DJW:]
> I don't think parameters should be used for simple media types.
> For them, object is really a special sort of link that embeds
An inverse consequence of this interpretation of object
as a llnk is that any parameters on object should also be
allowed on <a href=.  You could probably generalise that
to include the parameters used to launch ActiveX, Java etc.

Daniel Hiester responds:

Oh, I get what you're saying now. Would you say the same about IMG as well,
since one supposedly can, and "should" use OBJECT in the place of IMG in the

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