What are the differences in storage?
What are the differences in content delivery?
What are the differences in customization?
What are the larger implications of the above video?
*An object created with one application and embedded into a document created by another application. Embedding the object, rather than simply inserting or pasting it, ensures that the object retains its original format. In fact, you can modify the embedded object with the original program. In Windows environments, embedding objects is made possible by a technology called OLE.
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