[whatwg] Test suite: Embedded content
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Nov 7 17:05:30 PST 2006
On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, Christian Biesinger wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > Yeah, what's a plugin and what isn't is a UA thing, so if the UA
> > decides that its PNG and SVG "plugins" happen to be native support,
> > well, that's what it is. (Both PNG and SVG are recognised by Mozilla's
> > <embed> because at one point they were plugin-only in IE and so people
> > would use <embed> instead of <img>/<object> and so when Mozilla moved
> > to native implemen- tations for those types, it kept <embed> working
> > for compatiblility.)
> BTW, Mozilla supports all its image formats in <embed>.
That's allowed, it just means the "plugin" is the browser itself.
> How can you drop <applet> if you want to be compatible with the current
Much the same way we can drop <center>: even though it's not valid in
HTML5, it doesn't mean browsers won't support it. It's possible that it
will be mentioned in the Rendering section (which I don't plan to write
until the end of the process).
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