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Re: Uri content addition mechanism

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex.ru>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:09:57 +0100
To: "Albert Jan Wonnink" <albertjan.wonnink@epona.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Message-ID: <op.y91s6ve7ftbnq3@desktop-kurf4r9.home>
And posted:  

FOllowups there please.


On Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:07:25 +0100, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk> wrote:

> On 19/11/2017 12:04, Albert Jan Wonnink wrote:
>> I might be misinformed, but as far as I’m aware there is not a  
>> mechanism defined by the W3C where a hyperlink in an anchor can be used  
>>  to load extra html in an existing page without the use of (i)frames or  
>> JavaScript. Such a feature would however add simple, but very powerful  
>> usability to a website, whereas implementing this in the browser logic  
>> must be trivial.
>>  A link as proposed could for example be specified as <a  
>> href=’http://linktoextracontent.html#targetId’ target=’_inline’ … .  
>> Using this structure, the browser should load the extra html requested  
>> as innerHTML of the element with id=’targetId’.
>>  Of course one has to consider cross-domain issues an one should  
>> possibly ignore the accidental misuse of some tags in the extra content  
>> (‘head’ and its content, ‘html’, ‘body’).
>>  A complementary mechanism could allow late loading of parts of a page,  
>> again without the use of JavaScript. A tag or attribute ‘inline’ could  
>> cause a second load of content, after the primary content of the page  
>> is loaded.
>>  So this could be specified with something like <inline URL=’  
>> http://linktoextracontent.html’ />.
>>  I hope I have addressed the appropriate group. If not, feel free to  
>> forward this message.
> Hello Albert. This is the right Working Group for HTML, but W3C now aims  
> to incubate new ideas in the Web Platform Incubator Community Group  
> (WICG).
> You can post your proposal for discussion on the WICG Discourse forum:
> https://discourse.wicg.io/
> Hope this helps.
> Léonie.
>>  Regards,
>>  Albert Jan Wonnink

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