[whatwg] Proposing URI Templates for WebForms 2.0

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sat Nov 1 03:14:52 PDT 2008

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> ...
> Try what I did with hinclude <http://www.mnot.net/javascript/hinclude/>; 
> write a javascript library to handle a declarative syntax, and have it 
> gracefully degrade once the browsers handle it natively. If the markup 
> is declarative, it doesn't matter if it's in HTML5 or not, you still can 
> cater to unintended uses.
> ...

Speaking of which: that one (hinclude) is totally useful; and it would 
also help with one of the cases Google's recent dictionary-based 
compression proposal is for.

I'd totally be in favor to have something like this in HTML5 (and no, 
others have asked for it as well).

BR, Julian

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