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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.

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

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