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Check that a NOFRAMES element exists within each FRAMESET (Technique 6.5.1 ).

From: Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 18:06:32 -0500
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Len commented that the content of NOFRAMES should be checked [1].  I also 
realized that there was a minor technical error in the way the technique 
was worded in the 21 december draft [2].

here is my proposal:
Technique 6.5.1 [priority 2] Check that a NOFRAMES element exists within 
Discussion Status:
awaiting discussion
A valid NOFRAMES element should exist within each FRAMESET.
The contents of the NOFRAMEs element must allow the user access to the site.
Not allowed: Telling the user that they should upgrade to a browser that 
supports frames is not allowed.  Suspicious words within the text a 
NOFRAMES element: "upgrade," "full advantage," supports frames," "missing" etc.
Example of a message to be displayed:
Does your page work if frames are not loaded?
Repair Technique:
Allow user to construct a valid NOFRAMES.
Test Files and Discussion Files:
Link to test file for this technique.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-er-ig/2000Jan/0059.html
[2] http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/ert/ert-19991221.html

wendy a chisholm
world wide web consortium
web accessibility initiative
madison, wi usa
tel: +1 608 663 6346
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