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Frames sites and practices

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 09:24:05 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199803051424.JAA10195@access4.digex.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

to follow up on what Charles McCathieNevile said:

> The site www.teddyworks.com.au was a project that got
> shelved. It was a frame based site, which was intended to work
> equally well without frames.  A major consideration in the
> original project was that for it to be maintained it would have
> to have a single version that worked properly, rather than be
> built as two versions of the same site.

I like this for a vest-pocket example.  You can get around it and
observe the safety net links in almost no time.

I had been thinking of "in-vivo" examples which are real sites
that are currently doing something.  But it's good to have one or
two "in-vitro" examples, too.

> Thanks - awaiting the praise and criticism ;)

I had just one change suggestion.  The ALT text "No frames
please" is, to me, jargon that may not communicate except to Web
groupies and particularly HTML speakers.  I don't have an
overwhelming favorite for what to call this link, but something
like "Frames-free home" might convey what is available at the end
of the link a little more reliably.

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