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Re: XHTML2.0 - transclusion

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 22:49:57 +0000
To: Jakub Dabrowski <jakubdab@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1169592597.6052.11.camel@galahad>

Jakub Dabrowski wrote:

> 1. Document Header.
> Author of the document must explicitly allow translclusion of his
> work. 

Why? Isn't this what intellectual property law is for?
  
> 3. Transclusion
> Possible for whole (allowed by author) document with <object> tag or
> for its parts also with object tag with some parameters.
> "type" stands for the way contnt should be rendered: text, xhtml,
> html, etc...

But what specifications should be followed to transform content between
wildly different media types?

> 3.1 Proposal 1
> <!-- remote document.html -->
> <p id="myid1">some text</p>
>  
> <!-- document with translusion-->
> <object src="www.remoteserver.com/document.html"
> srctype="application/html+xml" type="plain" transid="myid1">
> <em>cannot get content from remote server</em>
> </object>

I assume you meant "application/xhtml+xml" and "text/plain"?

What about replacing transid with:
src="http://www.remoteserver.com/document.html#myid1"?

> But one <object> cannot transclude another for deadlock prevention.

So what should happen when some <object/> /does/ transclude content
containing another <object/>? Should the entire transclusion be
cancelled?

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Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Tuesday, 23 January 2007 22:51:35 GMT

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