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Re: include facility in html

From: Mike Meyer <mwm@contessa.phone.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 13:06:41 PST
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <19980831.76B7C30.C059@contessa.phone.net>
> :)>So why isn't there a tag for including text in html code?
> :)
> :)Since I'm stuck with a provider that has only an NT information server
> :)(no ssi possibilities available for the users says the providers
> :)management) and I want to get rid of the frames on my web site I'm at the
> :)moment looking for a way to do exactly what is described here.
> :)
> :)If there is anybody who knows a way to do it, or simulate it, it would be
> :)great. I heard that it can be done with css but I want my site to be read
> :)with a great variety of browsers, so I have to wait before that can be
> :)implemented that way.
> 
> It is very easy. Just set up a file on your PC that holds the footer. Then
> copy it and paste it into all your files that need that footer. A faster
> solution would be to learn the scripting language in your editor and make
> it do it for you. You could make the editor search for a specific string
> and replace it with the footer. It is kinda like doing the SSI before the
> user asks for it.

Didn't we just have this discussion?

There are even tools out there that will do this kind of thing for
you.  The SGML world is full of them. Most of the "dynamic pages"
facilities that aren't built directly into a server can be convinced
to do this for you as well.

	<mike
Received on Monday, 31 August 1998 16:13:07 GMT

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