Re: OBJECT: inserting textual "objects" into HTML.

Peter Flynn (pflynn@curia.ucc.ie)
04 Nov 1996 09:05:10 +0000 (GMT)


Date: 04 Nov 1996 09:05:10 +0000 (GMT)
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Subject: Re: OBJECT: inserting textual "objects" into HTML.
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <199611040905.JAA11237@curia.ucc.ie>

Fote wrote:
> Subir Grewal <grewals@acf2.NYU.EDU> wrote:
> >[...]
> ><OBJECT type="text/html" data=/cgi-bin/text-counter/fullpath/to/doc
> >></OBJECT>
> >
> >The CGI-script would simply return something like:
> >
> >76546 hits since August 12, 1996
[...]
> 	What you describe is text/plain which would not be a problem
> for Lynx to inline, but it's not clear what to really expect when
> the TYPE claims text/html, 

Wouldn't it be better as text/plain, and restricting the output of
the script to unmarked text. Or does the whole idea imply we need a
new type text/insert or text/fragment?

///Peter