[whatwg] Fallback behavior

Křištof Želechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Wed Aug 20 06:59:17 PDT 2008

I am not sure what Ian means.  M.S.'s description at
he seems to be opposing is definitive, exhaustive and that is what Internet
Explorer 7 does.  Scripts attached to elements included in supported objects
do not run.  An unsupported object gets nuked and replaced with its content.

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ian Hickson
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 11:50 AM
To: Maciej Stachowiak; L. David Baron; Martin Atkins; Anne van Kesteren;
Mihai Sucan
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Subject: Re: [whatwg] Fallback behavior

On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Not sure. Should
>   <object data=foo>
>     <img src=bar onload=alert('x')>
> show a modal dialog?


On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> No, it should not.

It's too late to change this, browsers uniformly do it the same way.

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