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39687576Say what the infinite attributes on <embed> are for.2009-09-22 11:19
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--- source	(revision 3967)
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@@ -21764,7 +21764,8 @@
   <code>embed</code> element, so long as its name is
   <span>XML-compatible</span> and contains no characters in the range
   U+0041 .. U+005A (LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER
-  Z).</p>
+  Z). These attributes are then passed as parameters to the
+  <span>plugin</span>.</p>
 
   <p class="note">All attributes in <span>HTML documents</span> get
   lowercased automatically, so the restriction on uppercase letters
@@ -21807,6 +21808,18 @@
    plug-in vendor doesn't support the user's platform), then the user
    will be unable to use the resource.</p>
 
+   <p>To pass the plugin a parameter "quality" with the value "high",
+   an attribute can be specified:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;embed src="catgame.swf" quality="high"></pre>
+
+   <p>This would be equivalent to the following, when using an
+   <code>object</code> element instead:</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;object data="catgame.swf">
+ &lt;param name="quality" value="high">
+&lt;/object></pre>
+
   </div>
 
 

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