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Re: object as as Iframe alternative

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 03:21:12 +0200
To: "Marcos Caceres" <marcos@datadriven.com.au>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3eb1d14a.388204979@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Marcos Caceres wrote:
>Given that iframe is not supported by XHTML (strict), I thought it might be
>a good idea to simply use an object element as an alternative. The problem
>is that I can't seem to get the object element to dynamically update when I
>change the data attribute. Does anyone have any idea why object elements
>cannot be dynamically updated?

First, there are other differences between <iframe> and <object>, take a
look at <http://www.w3.org/html4/struct/objects.html#embedded-documents>

Second, see <http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-HTML/html.html#ID-9893177>
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