[whatwg] <source>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Sat Mar 24 03:07:13 PDT 2007

On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 02:49:11 +0100, Alexey Feldgendler  
<alexey at feldgendler.ru> wrote:
>> I don't really like this element. The name is confusing especially with  
>> an attribute named src="". It also introduces yet another void element,  
>> can't we just reuse <param>? The value="" attribute of <param> would  
>> point to a resource and the type="" attribute (which has been dropped)  
>> would be added back. I suppose it might be considered overloading, but  
>> in a way we're just defining how the processing model of a plugin could  
>> also work...
> If you put it inside <object> fallback content, it will be misunderstood  
> by the current browsers as pertaining to the <object>.

Apart from the fact that I'm not entirely sure about reusing <param>  
anymore, I don't understand this argument.

Anne van Kesteren

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