Re: ISSUE-95 hidden - Chairs Solicit Proposals

Joe D Williams, Fri, 29 Jan 2010 15:36:37 -0800:
>> Of course, what HTML4 doesn't mention is that the object can also be 
>> instantiated by removing the @declare attribute ...

> [...] I might have been way off, but it was @declare='string' [...]

Yes, you are off. @declare is a boolean attribute in HTML4.

There is no doubt that removing @declare will, according to HTML4, make 
the OBJECT render. Let me quote the first example from "13.3.4 Object 
declarations and instantiations" in full: [1]

<P><OBJECT declare
   The <STRONG>Earth</STRONG> as seen from space.
...later in the document...
<P>A neat <A href="#earth.declaration"> animation of The Earth!</A>

There should be no reason to doubt that the OBJECT in this example 
would render if @declare was removed.

leif halvard silli

Received on Saturday, 30 January 2010 00:38:14 UTC