For some time there has been interest in creating a standards compliant way of embedding
a Flash movie into a page. The basic code from Macromedia that is created when a movie is published works
reliably, however there are a couple of problems. Namely it requires the use of the non-standard
a problem if you want your pages to validate. It is also a little on the bulky side.
Several alternative methods have been suggested to solve these issues with varying degrees of success.