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Re: <EMBED>

From: Lee Daniel Crocker <lcrocker@calweb.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 12:50:28 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199608271950.MAA01303@web1.calweb.com>
To: golah@hdsys.hu (Gergely Olah)
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
> Does any of you know if I can use the ALT= keyword in an <EMBED SRC=> tag
> as I do in <IMG SRC=>, or can not?
> Thanks in advance.

<EMBED> is obsolete.  The W3C has standardized on <OBJECT> for that
function.  All text between the start and end tags of an <OBJECT> is
treated as alternate text, and may contain markup for browsers that
don't yet support <OBJECT>.  You can even nest <OBJECT>s, so that
a browser that doesn't support one mime-type has an alternative to
render.  Read the specs at w3.org for more details.

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Lee Daniel Crocker <lee@piclab.com>
Received on Tuesday, 27 August 1996 15:57:27 GMT

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