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Re: Valid use of <embed> in HTML4

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 07:26:53 +0000
Cc: Tatham Oddie <tatham@oddie.com.au>, 'Cory S' <veneno-games@hotmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <D91B3173-A1FE-4CE1-BCD9-773AB0FFFAD2@dorward.me.uk>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>

On 5 Feb 2010, at 04:36, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> Tatham Oddie, Thu, 4 Feb 2010 22:57:18 +1100:
>> To fix the remaining errors, look at using either Flash Satay
>> (http://www.alistapart.com/articles/flashsatay) or SWFObject
>> (http://code.google.com/p/swfobject/).
> 
> Here is a way to insert a foreign element into a HTML4 document in a 
> syntactically valid and User Agent compatible way:
> 
> <script type=""><!--</><![CDATA[--></script>
> <embed src="http://example.org/" ></embed>
> <!--]]>-->

The term hideous hack springs to mind.

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David Dorward
http://dorward.me.uk
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