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Re: Suggestion for <SECTION> tag

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 17:15:46 +0100
Message-ID: <421371B2.4040508@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Edward Lass <elass@goer.state.ny.us>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Edward Lass wrote:
> Adeel's proposed use really wouldn't require a unique element. Like
> Johannes said, it's something like XInclude. [2]

Or OBJECT. (Since I do not think it is about including XML fragments, is 

> You know, it's interesting how often this sort of question comes up *
> either embedding document fragments or embedding entire documents into
> (X)HTML.  Sometimes it's seen as other types of includes [3] [4] and
> sometimes it's discussed as a replacement for frames [5].

Again, OBJECT is suited as replacement for frames.

> In Adeel's use case, however, there are some security and intellectual
> property concerns.  Client-side embedding of fragments from different
> sites could make life a little too easy for phishers.

Isn't that already possible using the IFRAME, FRAME or OBJECT element?

  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 16 February 2005 16:16:18 UTC

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