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Re: <iframe doc="">

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:52:20 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
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To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>

On Jan 13, 2010, at 12:50 PM, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, folks-
> Tab Atkins Jr. wrote (on 1/13/10 10:23 AM):
>> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Leonard
>> Rosenthol<lrosenth@adobe.com>  wrote:
>>> I don't understand how you can assume that the destination of the
>>> doc URL is going to be text/HTML?  Why couldn't the iFrame be
>>> pointing to an SVG image, for example, or a PDF?  Those are also
>>> valid (and in the latter case of PDF, quite common) things one
>>> would put in an iFrame and wish to refer to...
>> @doc doesn't take a url, it takes literal html code (with quotes
>> escaped).  It is intended to help with the use of multiple<iframe>s
>> on a page, especially @sandbox'd ones, so that you don't incur
>> multiple network requests but still get the security benefits of
>> framing the content such as blog comments.
> The question still remains... would @doc allow SVG code, for example?

Using SVG-in-HTML, yes (since it assumes a text/html MIME type). Using  
the traditional XML serialization of SVG, no.

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