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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2003 03:46:10 -0500
Message-Id: <200302040846.DAA20814@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
cc: www-html@w3.org

> This feature is really an intranet/extranet feature that just happens
> to have internet uses as well.  The object id feature, is, of course,
> essentially only for Windows, even if there is nothing legally preventing
> its use by other systems.

Which would be fine if there were a way to present content like Java or Flash
on the internet to IE/Windows without using said object IDs....  At the moment,
their use is required by this browser, meaning that one always has to use two
nested <object> tags (plus the alternate content, of course).

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Received on Tuesday, 4 February 2003 03:46:12 UTC

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