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Re: Embed tag

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 07:46:14 +0000
To: Major Payne <BiloxiRetiree@cableone.net>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1102319174.8743.1.camel@dnd>

On Sun, 2004-12-05 at 15:11 -0600, Major Payne wrote:
> How much longer will it be before the W3C approves the 'embed' tag? 

Probably forever. It doesn't do anything <object> doesn't do.

>  Have searched the Web and noticed that there are a lot of people
> trying to validate their pages but can not because of the 'embed' tag.
> It seems all browsers have 'their' own idea on how to use this tag as
> well as to how the page displays player window.

Support for <object> is pretty good these days.

David Dorward <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 6 December 2004 07:45:07 UTC

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