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Re: implementing iframe as a kind of object?

From: Joris Huizer <joris_huizer@yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 02:12:07 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20030428091207.73575.qmail@web20202.mail.yahoo.com>
To: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>, Kang Jeong-Hee <Keizi@mail.co.kr>, www-html@w3.org


--- Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com> wrote:
> 
> > well, what about iframe as a kind of object, for
> implementor?
> >
>
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/present/frames.html#h-16.5
> > mentions that IFRAME and OBJECT are 'similar'.
> 
> No, this means that the kind of insertion is
> similar, not the elements
> themselves, correct me if I am wrong. The kind of
> use is definitely different, you
> use the iframe element for a (in my point of view)
> poor and unnecessary
> frame integration, and the object element to embed
> multimedia, like Flash movies,
> images, etc. As a matter of course, you can use the
> object element within an
> iframe.
> 

I think <object> is just more than <iframe>
  <object data="index.html" type="text/html"></object>
should be equivalent to
  <iframe src="index.html"></iframe>
(unless I forgot some necessary attribute on the
object)

Correct me if I'm wriong,

Joris

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