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Re: Control Text-file Embedding in HTML-docs

From: Gareth Hay <gazhay@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:20:49 +0100
Message-Id: <1C4B0EED-AAAC-4389-90C2-67EC2E4E5C12@gmail.com>
Cc: Asbjørn Ulsberg <asbjorn@ulsberg.no>, www-html@w3.org
To: Due Per-VCW437 <Per.Due@motorola.com>

You stated :
> The reason to have the TXT-files is reuse and "update-in-one-place"  
> only.

Further :
> In 3 HTML files with these paragraphs:
> FileA.html contains: ....COMPANY X is part or larger organization...
> FileB.html contains: .............At university COMPANY X is  
> involved in 3 student projects....
> FileC.html contains: ......The strategy the COMPANY X has chosen in  
> context with..................
> CompanyName.txt contains: COMPANY X
> In this context it is desirable to get COMPANY X inserted in the  
> paragraphs without box and scroll-bars.
> Inserting a link to the text-file 'CompanyName.txt' is not  
> desirable in this context.

I don't want to get into a use-case battle with you, but how often  
are you likely to want to change the Company name in the example given?
Aren't you also as likely to be changing the number of student  
projects - which in this example is also a page edit?

Use the object tag and style it how you want.
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2007 13:21:35 UTC

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