[whatwg] <include> element

Kornel Lesinski kornel at osiolki.net
Mon Apr 23 15:53:46 PDT 2007

On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 23:19:49 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:

> This is an idea I have had floating around in my head for a while and
> a recent couple of threads reminded me I really need to post it here.
> Basic idea:
> The idea is basically an element like <iframe> but that renders the  
> linked page

Something similar has been proposed recently:

IMHO such includes don't solve the biggest problem of frames - that  
there's only a single usable URL and all actual content is in orphaned  
scraps of documents.

Your use-case is a bit different, but I think such <include> will be  
commonly abused as a drop-in replacement for <iframe>.

I suggest investigating further concept of "ID overlays" instead:

regards, Kornel Lesiński

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