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Re: HTML 4.02 : minor bug fix and update

From: Spartanicus <spartanicus.3@ntlworld.ie>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:59:38 +0000
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To: www-html@w3.org

VK <schools_ring@yahoo.com> wrote:

><OBJECT> replacement did not work out because of too many
>security implications.

There are no "security" differences between HTML embedded via the
<iframe> and the <object> element.

The fact that a popular OS component that pretends to be a web browser
requires a particular "ActiveX" setting to be enabled before it will
render HTML embedded with the <object> element is just another
illustration of the silly behaviour of that particular software.


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