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Re: <iframe doc="">

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:17:19 +0100
Message-ID: <4B5E0A5F.50707@gmx.de>
To: Kornel Lesinski <kornel@geekhood.net>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 20:28:56 -0000, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Well, data URIs are already there, while srcdoc would be a new 
>> attribute, and we've been told by the editor that each new attribute 
>> in HTML costs around 1 billion dollars in 
>> specifying/implementing/deploying/documenting/teaching.
>> Furthermore, the data: URI scheme allows you to specify the mime type, 
>> so the HTML vs XHTML question is already answered.
> data: cannot be used (it's been explained before), but perhaps new URI 
> scheme could be created instead (e.g. data+sandbox)? This would degrade 
> safely in current browsers and we wouldn't have to create *-sandboxed 
> variant of every MIME type.

It has been explained that @src and data: can't be used as-is without 
more work. I'm trying to find out what "more work" exactly means, and 
whether it's feasible.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 25 January 2010 21:53:31 UTC

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