[thelist] Microsoft Delays IE's ActiveX D-Day

Mark Groen evolt at markgroen.com
Fri Mar 31 09:21:15 CST 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 09:40 -0500, Norman Bunn wrote:
> "Microsoft is moving full steam ahead with a plan to permanently modify 
> http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1895907,00.asp the way Internet 
> Explorer renders multimedia content on Web pages, but in what amounts to 
> an admission that the changes could be disruptive, the software maker 
> plans to give Web developers an extra 60 days to continue making 
> preparations."

MSFT gives a few different ways to serve up ActiveX without getting the
security warning and the first type they mention seems to be the easiest
and cleanest. At first blush I don't see a reason for the other methods
really; are they there just because these are other ways to use
javascript or are there some other benefits to the more round-about





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