Re: Possible use of <INSERT> - serious inquiry

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Tue, 19 Mar 1996 11:31:55 -0500


Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 11:31:55 -0500
Message-Id: <199603191631.LAA26671@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: murray@spyglass.com (Murray Altheim)
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: Possible use of <INSERT> - serious inquiry
Cc: www-html@w3.org

At 10:27 AM 3/19/96 -0400, Murray Altheim wrote:
>A valid HTML document is of the form:
>
>    <!DOCTYPE ...>
>    <HTML>
>    <TITLE>...</TITLE>
>    <BODY>
>    ...
>    </BODY>
>    </HTML>
>
>To insert another valid HTML document anywhere in this structure
>invalidates the document, unless the inserted entity is a document fragment
>and it is allowed at the inserted location. 

You're speaking of inserting it into the content of the first document. Many
people don't need anything that powerful. They just want to include HTML
toolbars the same way they can include GIF toolbars and HTML sidebars just
as they can include JPEG sidebars.

 Paul Prescod