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Re: Header, Footer, and Sidebars

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 1997 19:21:28 -0800
To: <www-style@w3.org>, "Todd Fahrner" <fahrner@pobox.com>
Message-ID: <01bcfd3f$0c3506e0$831cd9cf@davidp>
Todd Fahrner wrote:

>What if includes could reference elements within HTML files by [unique
element or assigned] name, class, or ID, and that only the referenced
element(s) and children would render? The default could be the HTML element
(in which case the referenced doc's stylesheet would apply), or
alternatively the BODY (in which case the referencing document's stylesheet
would apply), a DIV, a table, paragraph, etc.

Seems reasonable. But doesn't the name "OBJECT" literally preclude its use
as a client-side inclusion mechanism for a bunch of inline HTML fragments?
It would have to be renamed "MISCSTUFF".

David Perrell
Received on Saturday, 29 November 1997 22:21:46 UTC

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