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RE: A suggestion from the public

From: Justin James <j_james@mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 16:51:20 -0400
To: "'Karl Dubost'" <karl@la-grange.net>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <024a01ca5747$3c7a8f40$b56fadc0$@com>
Karl -

iframe might be a workable solution, if there was a reliable way to signal
to a browser to use an older HTML spec, not just the quirks/standards mode


-----Original Message-----
From: Karl Dubost [mailto:karl@la-grange.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 6:53 AM
To: Justin James
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: A suggestion from the public

Le 26 oct. 2009 à 00:38, Justin James a écrit :
> one similar to HTML 3, in which CSS is not needed to perform
> presentational markup. His suggestion was to use a tag that would  
> indicate
> "everything within here should be treated like older HTML",

To come back to the root of the issue. If I understood the request, a  
document that would be composite. For example, let's say, html5  
document including an html 3.2 document. Would the iframe element[1]  
solve this?

<!DOCTYPE html>

<title>an html5 document</html>

<p>a paragraph here</p>
<!--the html 3.2 markup here in the iframe -->
<iframe src="http://example.org/doc-html32"></iframe>


[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/text-level-semantics.html#the-iframe-element

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 20:52:52 UTC

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