Re: Supporting MathML and SVG in text/html, and related topics

On 4/10/08, Ian Hickson <> wrote:
>  On Wed, 11 Apr 2007, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
>  >
>  > What would happen with <embed script-private="something">? Would the
>  > data be passed to the plug-in as a script-private param or would
>  > script-private be reserved; causing any plug-in using script-param not
>  > to get the data? (A prefix could possible avoid this.)
>  This problem still exists with data-*. As written, the spec makes the
>  data-* attributes be sent to the plugin as well as being available to
>  script.

O.K., thanks.

> Does this cause any problems? I'm not especially concerned with
>  supporting proprietary plugins, but it seems like authors could just
>  avoiding setting the data-* attributes on <embed>, or avoid breaking on
>  them in their plugins, if this was an issue.

Just the potential clashing with a plugin that might use data-* for
one of its params, but like you said, it should be avoidable most of
the time *if* the problem is ever encountered.


Received on Thursday, 10 April 2008 13:21:34 UTC