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Re: Insulating part of a HTML document from global CSS

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 04:31:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CABZUbM07UN_QLHvT5WD6SL2OhVnySDjQSipGw_e=sfovxponFQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: Tom Wardrop <tom@tomwardrop.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 2:07 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Tom Wardrop <tom@tomwardrop.com> wrote:
>> I tried searching online for this, but came up empty, so I'll ask here.
>> Are there any plans to provide a mechanism for insulating part of a HTML
>> node tree from globally defined CSS styles? The classic example is the case
>> of a web-based email client. Emails contain their own style sheets and
>> HTML, but how is one meant to display this within the context of another
>> web page without resorting to iframe's. I don't see iframe's as solution as
>> they come with scripting, security and usability limitations.
> <iframe sandbox> is designed for this, possibly combined with the
> "seamless" attribute.
> He wants something sort of like the opposite of iframe seamless and in the
same page.

Are scoped stylesheets sufficient for what you want, Tom?

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I see a pattern here, but haven;yet decipered it.

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