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HTML "include": see WD-object [was: HTTP Connection Management]

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 16:11:50 -0600
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <333AF0A6.75EF8A3F@w3.org>
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
John Franks wrote:
> One of the major failings of HTML is its inability to do
> "client side includes" i.e. the equivalent of <img src="foo.png">
> for text rather than images.

We expect to remedy this with deployment support for
the <object> spec[1]. For example:

	<object data="foo.html">
		<a href="foo.html">would be in-line
		if your client supported WD-object</a>
	</object>

[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-object

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