[ic] include interpolation

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Mon Dec 6 19:17:23 UTC 2010

On 07/12/10 08:09, Mike Heins wrote:
> Quoting Peter (peter at pajamian.dhs.org):
>> Why it does it this way rather than setting the Interpolate attribute is
>> beyond me.  At a guess the tag was originally written before the
>> interpolate attribute came about, but probably only Mike knows for sure.
> It is an include, not anything else. It is designed to spit out a file
> as if it was in the page, not to process it. At one point it was done
> directly, but the minimal checking was added as a small measure to
> prevent infinite recursion.

Ok, this makes sense now.

> If you want to put the contents of a file in without reparse, you
> can use [file].

Yes, of course.


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