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Re: [XHTML2] Embedding XML

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2004 07:10:38 +0200
Message-ID: <410F1E4E.9000004@annevankesteren.nl>
To: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

>> Correct. You can embed any other format you like using that module as 
>> long as the browser supports the MIME type. In fact, you can already 
>> do this in HTML 4.01 using the OBJECT element. To embed MathML for 
>> example.
> Isn't there a difference? I.e. Edward probably wants to include document 
> fragments, but straight embedding only supports complete documents.
> F.e. with including the style rules from the including document apply, 
> with embedding they do not.

What was I thinking :-)

In that case I think XML Inclusions[1] might be useful. Although that 
would only work if a user agent supports both XML Inclusions and XHTML. 
(And mixing namespaces, obviously. But without support for that I don't 
see a reason why a user agent would support XHTML in the first way.)


  Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 3 August 2004 01:12:19 UTC

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