[whatwg] <include> element

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Mon Apr 23 15:43:47 PDT 2007

Gervase Markham wrote:
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> Basic idea:
>> The idea is basically an element like <iframe> but that renders the
>> linked page, instead of inside a square area, in flow with the main
>> page. This idea is really rough still, but I hope to try to implement it
>> in a not too distant future to solidify it a bit. One thing very much up
>> in the air is what the element would be called. Suggestions welcome, but
>> I'm using the name <include> below.
> If I understand what you are suggesting correctly, then we've been on 
> the verge of implementing this (highly useful) behaviour for <iframe> 
> for quite a while now:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=80713

There's a big difference to that and to what I'm proposing. With what's 
in bug 80713 you're still limited to a box that basically doesn't take 
part of the outer page at all. For example in the table example in my 
original post the headers of the table would not resize to fit the 
column sizes in the <include>ed table.

/ Jonas

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