Re: Usage of Fig

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Fri, 06 Sep 1996 21:40:42 +0200


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Usage of Fig
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 1996 21:40:42 +0200
Message-ID: <64HMy4uYOBzY089yn@htmlhelp.com>

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In article <Pine.LNX.3.91.960906193224.1785B-100000@fizzgig.glasswings.com.au>,
Stuart Young <nakor@glasswings.com.au> wrote:
> Can Fig be used to insert text from another source (eg: http or ftp or 
> ...) into a current html?

FIG was from HTML 3.0, and is considered dead. The Cougar draft[0]
has the OBJECT tag which should be able to do the same as FIG, and
more.

I would have to re-read the working draft on OBJECT[1], but I don't
see why "text/html" would not be a possible media type for inlined
data.

Galactus
[0] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/MarkUp/Cougar/HTML.dtd
[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/WD-object.html
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