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Re: Applet, Target, Object, Embed in XHTML 1.1

From: Philip TAYLOR [PC336/H-XP] <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 18:57:20 +0000
Message-ID: <3E3EBB90.2637E782@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, www-html@w3.org

Sounds good to me.
Philip Taylor
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Toby A Inkster wrote:

[snip]

> Possibly we should use a Java packages style naming convention, for
> example ActiveX controls could be specified as:
> 
> <object classid="com.microsoft/D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" />
> 
> Whereas plugins for Acme Co Browser would be specified as:
> 
> <object classid="uk.co.acme/1234" />
> 
> It removes the need for an authority to be set up for registering
> classids, because the system piggy-backs onto the DNS.
> 
> As domain name collisions are (theoretically) not going to happen, so
> there should be no classid collisions.
Received on Monday, 3 February 2003 13:57:26 GMT

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