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Re: HTML Improvement/Suggestion

From: Ryan King <ryan@theryanking.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 13:06:12 -0800
Message-Id: <C81C7DC5-DF15-4704-A67B-572709F7A471@theryanking.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
To: jeffrey kutcher <jeffrey_kutcher@yahoo.com>

On Nov 30, 2005, at 12:47 PM, jeffrey kutcher wrote:

> Server Side Includes allow the server to inject html
> from one html file into another.
>
> There are so many image references in html files, that
> is, the client has to go back to the server to get the
> contents of images many times over, once for each
> image. Why not create an include tag that takes an
> iref="filename" argument that allows this tag to be
> replaced with the included html contents of the file
> specified in the include reference argument.
>
> This will simplify footers, headers, and eliminate
> repeated code found in many web pages.
>
> What's one more retrieval per page? <img> already does
> this for an image. Why not let <include
> iref="[rel]url"> do it for html?

What's wrong with

<img src="data:<BAS64-encoded image>" />

?

-ryan
Received on Saturday, 10 December 2005 21:06:23 GMT

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