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Re: experts

I've seen <iframe>s used in this context, but they're not as simple as what
I was looking for and they seem to suffer from the same performance problem
as the JavaScript approach, and the name <iframe> is confusing to my simple
mind. Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
To: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
Cc: <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 6:54 PM
Subject: Re: experts

> Dave Winer scripsit:
> > I made the request publicly several times. Lots of pushback, lots of
> > it couldn't work, and then a few years later a veritable explosion using
> > Javascript to create the same effect, but with serious performance
> > that could have been alleviated (I think) by putting a height and width
> > attribute on the never-implemented <include> tag. Everyone is doing
> > inclusion like this now, it's a complete hack and a serious performance
> > for the user. Too bad it didn't make it into HTML.
> Sounds like <iframe> (HTML 4.0) to me.
> --
> John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
> One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
> --Douglas Hofstadter
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