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Re: Control Text-file Embedding in HTML-docs

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 15:13:22 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070330141322.GA30304@us-lot.org>

On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 04:05:57PM +0200, Steven Pemberton wrote:
> I have to disagree. Server-side solutions are necessary because HTML  
> doesn't properly support transclusion (which is why page counts are so  
> often displayed as images for instance). He is right to suggest native  
> support for proper transclusion in HTML.

Page counts are so often[1] displayed as images because people want them
without wanting to invest in reasonable quality hosting or learning
how to use an SSI, and so depend on a third party.

[1] Although "often" is relative. I see these very rarely nowadays,
although they were quite common back when I first started using the
WWW (but so were Geocities and Tripod accounts).

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Friday, 30 March 2007 14:13:33 UTC

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