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3809<embed> example.2009-09-11 09:36
@@ -21639,20 +21639,35 @@ href="?audio">audio&lt;/a> test instead.)&lt;/p></pre>
   <div class="impl">
   <p>The IDL attributes <dfn
   title="dom-embed-src"><code>src</code></dfn> and <dfn
   title="dom-embed-type"><code>type</code></dfn> each must
   <span>reflect</span> the respective content attributes of the same
+  <div class="example">
+   <p>Here's a way to embed a resource that requires a proprietary
+   plug-in, like Flash:</p>
+   <pre>&lt;embed src="catgame.swf"></pre>
+   <p>If the user does not have the plug-in (for example if the
+   plug-in vendor doesn't support the user's platform), then the user
+   will be unable to use the resource.</p>
+  </div>
   <h4>The <dfn><code>object</code></dfn> element</h4>
   <dl class="element">
    <dd><span>Flow content</span>.</dd>
    <dd><span>Phrasing content</span>.</dd>
    <dd><span>Embedded content</span>.</dd>
    <dd>If the element has a <code title="attr-hyperlink-usemap">usemap</code> attribute: <span>Interactive content</span>.</dd> <!-- also when showing a plugin or a nested browsing context, but checking that statically is hard...) -->
    <dd><span title="category-listed">Listed</span>,  <span title="category-submit">submittable</span>, <span>form-associated element</span>.</dd>