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Re: Inserting FLV

From: Vladimir Volkov <vlad.volkov@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 11:45:45 +0400
Message-ID: <5634c1050510210045l1fe91f13s8a36718a2374f405@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Turpie <dturpie@carmel.org.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

You should replace "&" with "&amp;" in all atrribute values (here and
anywhere else - for example, when you use & at hrefs).

EMBED element is not a part of W3C recommendation, so valid HTML
document can't contain it (OBJECT element should be used).

On 10/20/05, David Turpie <dturpie@carmel.org.uk> wrote:
>
>
> Could you please point me in the right direction as to the best was to
> include flv in my webpage?
>
> I am currently using the following script:
>
> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash"
> data="movie.swf" width="170" height="148">
>         <param name="movie"
> value="FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf" />
>   <param name="movie" value="FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf" />
>   <param name="salign" value="lt" />
>   <param name="quality" value="high" />
>   <param name="scale" value="noscale" />
>   <param name="FlashVars"
> value="&MM_ComponentVersion=1&skinName=Clear_Skin_1&streamName=media/teaching_vid&autoPlay=true&autoRewind=true"
> />
>
>   <embed src="FLVPlayer_Progressive.swf"
> flashvars="&MM_ComponentVersion=1&skinName=Clear_Skin_1&streamName=media/teaching_vid&autoPlay=true&autoRewind=true"
> quality="high" scale="noscale" width="170" height="107" name="FLVPlayer"
> salign="LT" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"
> pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer"
> />
>
> </object>
>
> However, this comes back with 26 errors as can be seen below.

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