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RE: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 09:53:51 -0800 (PST)
To: Style Sheet mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, HTML mailing list <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971126094816.18707C-100000@ns.viet.net>
On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Todd Fahrner wrote:

> Benjamin Franz wrote, at 8:46 -0800 on 26.11.97:
> I agree mostly about stylesheets, and generally about the need for
> improvement, but my tests suggest that you can use OBJECT markup today in a
> highly degradable (universally pre-degraded?) way for some cases at least.
> In the example above, everybody but IE4 sees just normal links to the
> referenced HTML objects, and in this instance
> <http://www.verso.com/agitprop/scale/> you see either the Flash object or a
> GIF and some marked-up text telling you what you're missing.

Except in the low x NS4.0x browsers where the stuff between <OBJECT>
and </OBJECT> just disappears completely and you get...nothing. And in the
MSIE 3.X browsers you get assailed with 'Insecure ActiveX' alerts and then
it hangs.

Benjmanin Franz
Received on Wednesday, 26 November 1997 12:54:20 GMT

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