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Re: an interoperable object (fallback and context menus)

From: Karl Dubost <karl@la-grange.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 15:35:22 -0400
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D7745B3A-E621-44A4-BACF-F417B6BA01BD@la-grange.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>

Le 22 mars 2009 à 15:01, Boris Zbarsky a écrit :
> Now I realize your issue is that you want the UA to realize that the  
> image is an image in this case and provide the appropriate context  
> menu, etc.  So in fact, you would prefer that your fallback GIF be  
> rendered by the UA to the TIFF being rendered by a plug-in.  This is  
> by no means the most common use case with <object> however...   
> Perhaps we need an attribute (or set of attributes) on <object> that  
> allows author control over the methods the UA uses for rendering the  
> content?  Not sure what form this would take; a start here would be  
> trying to figure out what the different rendering methods are and  
> how one differentiates them.


> As I said above I could see the need for a off-by-default flag  
> authors could toggle to get this behavior.

attributes in content or preference in the browser, aka user deciding  
which processing he/she prefers.

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Sunday, 22 March 2009 19:35:34 UTC

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