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Re: embed svg in html

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 12:48:22 +0200
Message-ID: <3BC6CA76.7030007@pinkjuice.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Michael Bierman wrote:

> While the Object tag is the more standards compliant approach, not all 
> browsers support it correctly. Therefore, I generally recommend using 
> the embed tags. You will have fewer problems with embed than Object at 
> this point in time.


Embed is no HTML/XHTML element;
object works in NN6.1, but not in IE5.5 and NN4.7.

If you need/want to author valid XML compliant files, and need/want to 
cater older buggy browsers, check the source of


for an example of how to.


Tobias Reif

Received on Friday, 12 October 2001 06:51:47 UTC

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