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[whatwg] <include> element

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 18:38:55 -0400
Message-ID: <462D357F.5090507@metalab.unc.edu>
Gervase Markham wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> Basic idea:
>> The idea is basically an element like <iframe> but that renders the
>> linked page, instead of inside a square area, in flow with the main
>> page. This idea is really rough still, but I hope to try to implement it
>> in a not too distant future to solidify it a bit. One thing very much up
>> in the air is what the element would be called. Suggestions welcome, but
>> I'm using the name <include> below.
> 
> If I understand what you are suggesting correctly, then we've been on 
> the verge of implementing this (highly useful) behaviour for <iframe> 
> for quite a while now:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=80713
> 
> Gerv

Sounds like you're both reinventing XInclude. :-)

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