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Re: Embedded (inline) indexing tags

From: Trejkaz Xaoza <trejkaz@trypticon.org>
Date: Sun, 9 Jan 2005 08:14:11 +1100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <200501090814.12564.trejkaz@trypticon.org>
On Sun, 9 Jan 2005 02:23, Orion Adrian wrote:
> What I'm saying though is that if you have to process the entire page
> and not just the first X% then the process has become an order of
> magnatude more resource intensive. The question is what benefit do we
> get by making it that way. Secondly what do we lose by forcing
> metadata to exist in the file and not be in a predictable location.
> (Think meta-data based file systems).

Not much.  The metadata could easily be extracted from the file and placed in 
the filesystem, all without the user seeing a thing.  It's no harder than it 
already was with explicit <meta> tags.

TX

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