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From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 14:00:24 -0500
Message-Id: <23C2BD6E-980B-4868-A370-62A2167257B3@w3.org>
Cc: XHTML-Liste <www-html@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>

Hi Anne,

That's a very good question.

Le 05-11-14 à 08:06, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> # <p xmlns="..." src="screen.css" type="text/css">A nice paragraph</p>
>
> Would this show a text/css document similar as happens today with  
> html:object or
> would styles get applied? Completely unclear. Same question applies  
> to:
>
> # <style src="screen.css" type="text/css" xmlns="..."/>


What kind of things can be “loaded” by an src attribute


resources which do something
    * CSS which is supposed to apply on an element, with a local  
scope (XML tree)?
	or to the whole document?
    * Javascript. (Scope?)

resources which are passive
    * images
    * sounds
    * movies

unclear to me too
    * SVG, SMIL Animations, etc.
    * RDF document like an RSS 1.0. Should you show the content of  
the file or if the browser has an internal RSS reader shows a mini  
RSS reader in the XHTML document? etc.


Right now, the specification is far to be clear on the topic.

[[[
src = URI
     This attribute specifies the location of an external source for  
the contents of the element. Actuation occurs as the default action  
of a [DOM] load event for the element that the attribute occurs on.

     What happens if the src fails

     If the src attribute target is not available, the contents of  
the element are processed. Is there a DOM event that is raised in  
this context as well?

     At the Dulles f2f we discussed the possibility of relying upon  
DOM events to raise these - but ensure that XHTML refers to DOM  
events for any elements / attributes that have behaviors in addition  
to semantics.
]]]
-- XHTML 2.0 - XHTML Embedding Attributes Module
http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xhtml2-20050527/mod- 
embedding.html#adef_embedding_src
Fri, 27 May 2005 21:57:41 GMT


btw is it me or there's a bug in the specification?

	srctype  versus  type



[[[
srctype = ContentTypes

     This attribute specifies the allowable content types of the  
resource referenced by the relevant src URI.

     Example

     <script src="pop" type="application/x-javascript, text/x- 
newspeak" />
     <style src="midnight" type="text/css, text/x-mystyle" />
     <p src="w3c-logo" type="image/png, image/jpeg;q=0.2">W3C logo</p>
     <span src="logo.png">Our logo</span>
     <span src="theme.mp3" type="audio/x-mpeg">Our theme jingle</span>
]]]
-- XHTML 2.0 - XHTML Embedding Attributes Module
http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xhtml2-20050527/mod- 
embedding.html#adef_embedding_src
Fri, 27 May 2005 21:57:41 GMT



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Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager
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