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Re: [whatwg] Seamless browsing context in object elements

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:24:55 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78iTR1f-FH8LADHNffDJHoT2dYRGKN4ZtqGtdBoe_T_FWQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrea Rendine <master.skywalker.88@gmail.com>
Cc: WHATWG List <whatwg@whatwg.org>, "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 11:06 PM, Andrea Rendine
<master.skywalker.88@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a reason why it does not apply to <object> browsing
> contexts?

Yes. <object> does too much (it can handle both browsing contexts and
embedding contexts) and therefore we shouldn't extend it more. Both
<object> and <embed> are problematic for offline solutions as well,
see application caches and now service workers...

Received on Wednesday, 25 March 2015 07:25:20 UTC

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