[whatwg] How not to fix HTML

Joao Eiras joao.eiras at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 12:39:36 PST 2006

Na , Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> escreveu:

> On Mon, 30 Oct 2006, Joao Eiras wrote:
>>  Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> escreveu:
>> > >   * Make embed legal. Give it up, people: object doesn't work and  
>> never
>> > >     will.
>> > HTML5 will make <emded> legal.
>> Object works pretty fine. embed is duplicated functionality, not as  
>> flexible
>> and accessible as object.
>> Browsers will continue to suport embed, but the recomendations  
>> shouldn't.
> Why not?

Embed doesn't provide a fallback mechanism, and mixing parameters to the  
plugin, and attributes can be error prone, depending on the plugin, while  
object makes use of param.

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