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[Bug 14882] Test framework runs tests inside <object>, leading to unexpected results

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Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 14:51:35 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from fd <fd@w3.org> 2011-11-22 14:51:35 UTC ---
I confirm.

Actually, whether an <object> or an <iframe> gets used doesn't make a
difference in terms of scrolling in typical mobile browsers on touchscreens:
they don't allow users to scroll embedded contents. Scrolling only works for
the whole page.

The difference between <object> and <iframe> is that these mobile browsers will
automatically adjust the size of an <iframe> to fit that of the content it
contains. They won't do so with <object> meaning that, no matter what value of
"overflow" you may set, the embedded content is likely to appear truncated on
mobile browsers.

I don't think there is any drawback in using an <iframe> instead of an <object>
to embed content.

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