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Re: error message -- embed tag

From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 01:03:09 +1300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <20060301010309.5af56656.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>

On Mon, 27 Feb 2006 14:33:18 -0900
Olga Lovick <Olga@lithophile.com> wrote:

> 
> Replying to a question about a good way to embed for quicktime (email 
> Re: [VE][108] Error Message Feedback),  the following tag is
> recommended:
> 
> <object classid="clsid:02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B"
> class="image" height="256px" width="320px"
> codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab">
>    <param name="src" value="action_conan.mov" />
>    <param name="autoplay" value="true" />
>    <param name="loop" value="true" />
>    <param name="controller" value="true" />
>    <embed src="action_conan.mov" height="256px" width="320px"
> autoplay="true" loop="true" controller="true"
> pluginspage="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/" class="image">
>    </embed>
> </object>
> 
> I have been using this tag, and it never passed the validator. But
> more surprising, the one you recommended doesn't either, at least in
> an xhtml-page. Neither does any other variation of this tag that I've
> found on the web.
> 
> So, if this tag is corrrect, why doesn't it pass the validator? And if
> it isn't, then why does everybody keep recommending it?
> 
> Olga Lovick

Discussed previously here:
http://www.nabble.com/Re:-VE-108-Error-Message-Feedback-t1107618.html

HTH although i haven't tried it myself.

-- 
Michael
 Those that can, do; those that can't, teach.
Received on Tuesday, 28 February 2006 11:56:00 GMT

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