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[whatwg] <object> behavior

From: Michael A. Puls II <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 05:43:27 -0400
Message-ID: <op.u1xumntx1ejg13@sandra-svwliu01>
On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 05:28:46 -0400, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
>> O.K., so put simply, HTML5 should explicitly mention that the css
>> display property for <object>, <embed> (and <applet> in the handling
>> section) has absolutely no effect on plug-in instantiation and
>> destroying and has absolutely no effect on @src and @data resource
>> fetching.
>> HTML5 could also be extra clear by example that display: none doesn't
>> destroy, or prevent the creation of, the plug-in instance and that
>> changing the display value doesn't destroy the instance.
>> Lastly, HTML5 could briefly mention that what the plug-in does when its
>> window/area is not displayed because of display: none, is plug-in and
>> plug-in API dependent.
> I've added a note to this effect.


I see the note in the object element section, but don't see it in the  
embed element section and the applet element section.

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