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Re: [XHTML2] Embedding XML

From: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 21:07:17 +0200
Message-ID: <410E90E5.5080500@w3future.com>
To: www-html@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> Edward Lass wrote:
>> The Embedding Attributes Module[1] briefly mentions the media type
>> "application/xml" - is it anticipated that user agents would allow
>> XHTML 2.0 documents to embed other XHTML 2.0 documents? Extra
>> navigation (i.e., a sidebar in conventional screen presentation)
>> could be embedded this way, instead of relying on PHP, ASP, etc.
> Correct. You can embed any other format you like using that module as 
> long as the browser supports the MIME type. In fact, you can already do 
> this in HTML 4.01 using the OBJECT element. To embed MathML for example.

Isn't there a difference? I.e. Edward probably wants to include document 
fragments, but straight embedding only supports complete documents.
F.e. with including the style rules from the including document apply, 
with embedding they do not.

Sjoerd Visscher
Received on Monday, 2 August 2004 15:08:06 UTC

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