Re: The EMBED tag by Netscape (v2.0)

William Perry (
Tue, 19 Sep 95 06:25 PDT

Ka-Ping Yee writes:
> On Tue, 19 Sep 1995, Bjoern Stabell wrote:
> >
> > One tag that struck me as not wanted/needed was the EMBED tag as it seems
> > to be just an IMG tag with no inline content type specified.
> To me, EMBED seems to be another addition without purpose.

Its from the old HTML+ draft, way way way way _WAY_ back. Emacs-w3 has
been using this for over a year and a half for doing inlined postscript and
inlined mpegs/avis/etc.

I was glad they used <embed> instead of <nsole xxxxx> or something
similar. Not to say <FIG> is not the right way to go.

-Bill P.