The <object> element should send data to the server just like any other form control when the "name" attribute is present. For example:
<object type="application/x-xstandard" name="editor1" width="100%" height="300"></object>
For Netscape plug-in API implementation please see:
We are a browser plug-in vendors and would very much would like to use this construct which is already supported by IE, FF and Opera.
This bug was filed earlier, but bug 13061 already contains some information helpful for implementation, so marking this one as a duplicate.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 13061 ***