What is the difference b/ 2 methods to make object follow path?

Project:Blender
Component:Documentation
Category:feature request
Priority:normal
Assigned:Unassigned
Status:active
Project wiki:Blender wiki
Related pages:#1123: Make object/camera follow a path
Description

In the linked wiki page, what is the difference between the two basic methods to make an object follow a path?

Comments

#1

The only obvious difference (so far) is that the object does not have the constraint set, so we can't use the said constraint's settings.

I don't know when those settings would be useful.