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Re: <EMBED> (fwd)

From: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 13:23:23 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199608272023.NAA03092@server.livingston.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org
Once upon a time Lee Daniel Crocker shaped the electrons to say...
>> Does any of you know if I can use the ALT= keyword in an <EMBED SRC=> tag
>> as I do in <IMG SRC=>, or can not?
>> Thanks in advance.
><EMBED> is obsolete.  The W3C has standardized on <OBJECT> for that

Except of course that Netscape supports EMBED and does not yet support OBJECT.
Minor point - except that the vast majority of browsers in use as NS.

I agree that OBJECT is the future - NS says they'll support it in 4.0 - but
right now you have to be pragmatic.

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