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Re: Trying to use <iframe srcdoc= >

From: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 23:24:47 +0000
To: HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100125232447.GE4702@stripey.com>
Gavin Carothers writes:

> No browser today supports srcdoc, and when it fails no content is
> shown on the page. ... Am I missing something?

That HTML5 is far from implemented in widely deployed browsers.

You're correct that this feature can't be used right now.  There are all
sorts of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript features which couldn't be used at
the time they were specced but which are now an everyday part of
webpages; we just had to wait patiently a few years till they were

<iframe sandbox srcdoc="..."> is like that, in that it's only intended
to be used by authors once browser support it.

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Received on Monday, 25 January 2010 23:25:15 UTC

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