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[whatwg] How not to fix HTML

From: Joao Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 20:39:36 -0000
Message-ID: <op.th840ayoxl3at9@dragast>
Na , Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> escreveu:

> On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, Joao Eiras wrote:
>>
>>  Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> escreveu:
>>
>> > >   * Make embed legal. Give it up, people: object doesn't work and  
>> never
>> > >     will.
>> > HTML5 will make <emded> legal.
>>
>> Object works pretty fine. embed is duplicated functionality, not as  
>> flexible
>> and accessible as object.
>> Browsers will continue to suport embed, but the recomendations  
>> shouldn't.
>
> Why not?

Embed doesn't provide a fallback mechanism, and mixing parameters to the  
plugin, and attributes can be error prone, depending on the plugin, while  
object makes use of param.
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