[whatwg] Client-side includes proposal

Kristof Zelechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Wed Aug 20 04:14:18 PDT 2008

Publishers who publish commercial content on physical media are rarely
interested in having their content repackaged by someone else as they see
fit.  This is not very pleasant of course; however, you could possibly try
to solve your problem by asking the vendor for a license to repackage their

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of timeless
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Subject: Re: [whatwg] Client-side includes proposal

I've used a number of CDs which contained encyclopedias, dictionaries,
medical and legal references.
If those were shipped as html content w/ clever json indexes, then i
could add my own application later to read it. If it's some binary,
then I'm forced to trust the binary and have no access to the data.

That said. I don't know that there's anything in this specific request
that should actually be needed beyond the inline iframe feature....

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