[whatwg] OBJECT as a link target?

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 21:40:33 PDT 2005


On 6/13/05, S. Mike Dierken <mdierken at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hence I thought it would be a great simplification if we could do the
> following:
> >
> > <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash"
> > id="myMedia" data="init.swf" ></object>
> >
>  > <a href="animation1.swf" target="myMedia"> load movie 1 </a>
> You likely would want target="#myMedia" instead.
> Also, wouldn't javascript be able to acquire the <object> object then call
> myMedia.data = "animation1.swf" to change that object? This assumes setting
> the 'data' attribute causes the object to be notified & it would then
> re-load. Or maybe it's getting the object implementors to code this up that
> is the problem?

I think he's trying to do this without any scripting.

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