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Re: en example of how not to control sound

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 20:32:23 -0500
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To: jimallan@tsbvi.edu, User Agent Working group list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
EMBED does not seem to be a part of the HTML 4.x of 3.2 specification. It 
has the same functionality at OBJECT.  In the references that I have is 
that references in embeded objects use external programs for rendering.  In 
this case it seems that the user agent would know that it is rendering a 
midi file, even if it is using a helper application.


At 05:15 PM 5/7/2001 -0500, Jim Allan wrote:
>IE does not stop all sound in webpage. see
>http://www.ffcvi.homestead.com/index.html it has a midi file embedded. that
>does not respond to escape key, turning sounds off does not affect it. you
>can tab around (I forgot to count how many) and eventually you end up on the
>control...then you can hit space to silence the sound. You can hit space to
>start it again, but it will crash the browser.
>source for the sound is <EMBED src=files/sugar.mid width=272 height=36
>Autostart=true LOOP=1>
>I could not control the sound in Netscape 4.75, nor could I find any control
>for turning sounds off.
>My Opera is broken so could not test.
>Jim Allan, Webmaster & Statewide Technical Support Specialist
>Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
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