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From: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 19:10:04 +0200
Message-ID: <4ADC9D6C.7010709@gmx.ch>
Aryeh Gregor schrieb:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 4:49 AM, Markus Ernst <derernst at gmx.ch> wrote:
>> - If none of the indicated IDs are found, *replace the whole page*. This
>> makes it possible to prevent e.g. a wiki or forum from being @onlyreplaced
>> by just using different IDs.
> 
> But it breaks progressive rendering, which could be extremely
> annoying.  The user might give up after a second or two of no
> response, as the (possibly quite long) page is fetched and parsed.

This is true. So using this as a feature to exclude pages from being 
"onlyreplaced" should be discouraged, authors should set onlyreplace to 
false (resp. not set the onlyreplace attribute) on the links to those pages.
Received on Monday, 19 October 2009 10:10:04 UTC

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