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Re: Parsing of HTML fragments

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 19:45:48 +0100
Message-ID: <462FA1DC.2060401@cam.ac.uk>
To: Marco Von Ballmoos <mvonballmo@gmail.com>
CC: "Preston L. Bannister" <preston@bannister.us>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>, Edward O'Connor <hober0@gmail.com>, public-html@w3.org, foolistbar@googlemail.com

Marco Von Ballmoos wrote:
> On Apr 25, 2007, at 01:44, Preston L. Bannister wrote:
>> Presentation could be different, but presentation should be controlled 
>> by the parent document.
> Then individual newsfeed items can't use CSS? That's not really 
> acceptable, in that a feed should be able to indicate its preference for 
> how it should be displayed (as with any other document). Should there be 
> some way of specifying an "island" of content within an HTML document in 
> which certain CSS is applied? Outside of the is island are certain CSS 
> rules, but within the island, the embedded HTML fragment can include its 
> own styles and style sheets.

The WHATWG proposal includes a mechanism for this:

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