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[giow] (2) Define the legacycaller behaviour of <embed> and <object>.
Affected topics: DOM APIs, HTML

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@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@

<header class=head id=head><p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/><img alt=WHATWG height=101 src=/images/logo width=101></a></p>
<hgroup><h1 class=allcaps>HTML</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 24 January 2012</h2>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 25 January 2012</h2>
</hgroup><dl><dt><strong>Web developer edition:</strong></dt>
<dd><strong><a href=http://developers.whatwg.org/>http://developers.whatwg.org/</a></strong></dd>
<dt>Multiple-page version:</dt>
@@ -25574,6 +25574,7 @@ <h4 id=the-embed-element><span class=secno>4.8.3 </span>The <dfn><code>embed</co
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-embed-type title=dom-embed-type>type</a>;
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-dim-width title=dom-dim-width>width</a>;
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-dim-height title=dom-dim-height>height</a>;
<a href=#dom-embed-caller title=dom-embed-caller>legacycaller</a> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class=impl>
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -25775,10 +25776,14 @@ <h4 id=the-embed-element><span class=secno>4.8.3 </span>The <dfn><code>embed</co
attributes of the <code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element that have no namespace
to the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a> used, when it is instantiated.</p>

<p>If the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a> instantiated for the
<code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element supports a scriptable interface, the
<code><a href=#htmlembedelement>HTMLEmbedElement</a></code> object representing the element should
expose that interface while the element is instantiated.</p>
<p>The <code><a href=#htmlembedelement>HTMLEmbedElement</a></code> object representing the element
must expose the scriptable interface of the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a>
instantiated for the <code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element. At a minimum, this
interface must implement the <dfn id=dom-embed-caller title=dom-embed-caller>legacy
caller operation</dfn>. (It is suggested that the default behavior
of this legacy caller operation, e.g. the behavior of the default
plugin's legacy caller operation, be to throw a
<code><a href=#notsupportederror>NotSupportedError</a></code> exception.)</p>

</div>

@@ -25863,6 +25868,8 @@ <h4 id=the-object-element><span class=secno>4.8.4 </span>The <dfn><code>object</
readonly attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-cva-validationmessage title=dom-cva-validationMessage>validationMessage</a>;
boolean <a href=#dom-cva-checkvalidatity title=dom-cva-checkValidatity>checkValidity</a>();
void <a href=#dom-cva-setcustomvalidity title=dom-cva-setCustomValidity>setCustomValidity</a>(DOMString error);

<a href=#dom-object-caller title=dom-object-caller>legacycaller</a> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class=impl>
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -26556,6 +26563,13 @@ <h4 id=the-object-element><span class=secno>4.8.4 </span>The <dfn><code>object</
<code title=dom-fae-form><a href=#dom-fae-form>form</a></code> IDL attribute is part of the
element's forms API.</p>

<p>All <code><a href=#the-object-element>object</a></code> elements have a <dfn id=dom-object-caller title=dom-object-caller>legacy caller operation</dfn>. If the
<code><a href=#the-object-element>object</a></code> element has an instantiated <a href=#plugin>plugin</a>
that supports a scriptable interface that defines a legacy caller
operation, then that must be the behavior of the object's legacy
caller operation. Otherwise, the object's legacy caller operation
must be to throw a <code><a href=#notsupportederror>NotSupportedError</a></code> exception.</p>

</div>

<div class=example>
24 index
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@

<header class=head id=head><p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/><img alt=WHATWG height=101 src=/images/logo width=101></a></p>
<hgroup><h1 class=allcaps>HTML</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 24 January 2012</h2>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Living Standard &mdash; Last Updated 25 January 2012</h2>
</hgroup><dl><dt><strong>Web developer edition:</strong></dt>
<dd><strong><a href=http://developers.whatwg.org/>http://developers.whatwg.org/</a></strong></dd>
<dt>Multiple-page version:</dt>
@@ -25574,6 +25574,7 @@ href="?audio"&gt;audio&lt;/a&gt; test instead.)&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-embed-type title=dom-embed-type>type</a>;
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-dim-width title=dom-dim-width>width</a>;
attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-dim-height title=dom-dim-height>height</a>;
<a href=#dom-embed-caller title=dom-embed-caller>legacycaller</a> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class=impl>
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -25775,10 +25776,14 @@ href="?audio"&gt;audio&lt;/a&gt; test instead.)&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
attributes of the <code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element that have no namespace
to the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a> used, when it is instantiated.</p>

<p>If the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a> instantiated for the
<code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element supports a scriptable interface, the
<code><a href=#htmlembedelement>HTMLEmbedElement</a></code> object representing the element should
expose that interface while the element is instantiated.</p>
<p>The <code><a href=#htmlembedelement>HTMLEmbedElement</a></code> object representing the element
must expose the scriptable interface of the <a href=#plugin>plugin</a>
instantiated for the <code><a href=#the-embed-element>embed</a></code> element. At a minimum, this
interface must implement the <dfn id=dom-embed-caller title=dom-embed-caller>legacy
caller operation</dfn>. (It is suggested that the default behavior
of this legacy caller operation, e.g. the behavior of the default
plugin's legacy caller operation, be to throw a
<code><a href=#notsupportederror>NotSupportedError</a></code> exception.)</p>

</div>

@@ -25863,6 +25868,8 @@ href="?audio"&gt;audio&lt;/a&gt; test instead.)&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
readonly attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-cva-validationmessage title=dom-cva-validationMessage>validationMessage</a>;
boolean <a href=#dom-cva-checkvalidatity title=dom-cva-checkValidatity>checkValidity</a>();
void <a href=#dom-cva-setcustomvalidity title=dom-cva-setCustomValidity>setCustomValidity</a>(DOMString error);

<a href=#dom-object-caller title=dom-object-caller>legacycaller</a> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class=impl>
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -26556,6 +26563,13 @@ href="?audio"&gt;audio&lt;/a&gt; test instead.)&lt;/p&gt;</pre>
<code title=dom-fae-form><a href=#dom-fae-form>form</a></code> IDL attribute is part of the
element's forms API.</p>

<p>All <code><a href=#the-object-element>object</a></code> elements have a <dfn id=dom-object-caller title=dom-object-caller>legacy caller operation</dfn>. If the
<code><a href=#the-object-element>object</a></code> element has an instantiated <a href=#plugin>plugin</a>
that supports a scriptable interface that defines a legacy caller
operation, then that must be the behavior of the object's legacy
caller operation. Otherwise, the object's legacy caller operation
must be to throw a <code><a href=#notsupportederror>NotSupportedError</a></code> exception.</p>

</div>

<div class=example>
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@@ -27501,6 +27501,7 @@ href="?audio">audio&lt;/a> test instead.)&lt;/p></pre>
attribute DOMString <span title="dom-embed-type">type</span>;
attribute DOMString <span title="dom-dim-width">width</span>;
attribute DOMString <span title="dom-dim-height">height</span>;
<span title="dom-embed-caller">legacycaller</span> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class="impl">
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -27741,10 +27742,14 @@ href="?audio">audio&lt;/a> test instead.)&lt;/p></pre>
attributes of the <code>embed</code> element that have no namespace
to the <span>plugin</span> used, when it is instantiated.</p>

<p>If the <span>plugin</span> instantiated for the
<code>embed</code> element supports a scriptable interface, the
<code>HTMLEmbedElement</code> object representing the element should
expose that interface while the element is instantiated.</p>
<p>The <code>HTMLEmbedElement</code> object representing the element
must expose the scriptable interface of the <span>plugin</span>
instantiated for the <code>embed</code> element. At a minimum, this
interface must implement the <dfn title="dom-embed-caller">legacy
caller operation</dfn>. (It is suggested that the default behavior
of this legacy caller operation, e.g. the behavior of the default
plugin's legacy caller operation, be to throw a
<code>NotSupportedError</code> exception.)</p>

</div>

@@ -27832,6 +27837,8 @@ href="?audio">audio&lt;/a> test instead.)&lt;/p></pre>
readonly attribute DOMString <span title="dom-cva-validationMessage">validationMessage</span>;
boolean <span title="dom-cva-checkValidatity">checkValidity</span>();
void <span title="dom-cva-setCustomValidity">setCustomValidity</span>(DOMString error);

<span title="dom-object-caller">legacycaller</span> any (any... arguments);
};</pre>
<div class="impl">
<p>Depending on the type of content instantiated by the
@@ -28615,6 +28622,14 @@ href="?audio">audio&lt;/a> test instead.)&lt;/p></pre>
<code title="dom-fae-form">form</code> IDL attribute is part of the
element's forms API.</p>

<p>All <code>object</code> elements have a <dfn
title="dom-object-caller">legacy caller operation</dfn>. If the
<code>object</code> element has an instantiated <span>plugin</span>
that supports a scriptable interface that defines a legacy caller
operation, then that must be the behavior of the object's legacy
caller operation. Otherwise, the object's legacy caller operation
must be to throw a <code>NotSupportedError</code> exception.</p>

</div>

<div class="example">

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