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Re: Frames sites.

From: Suzan Dolloff <averil@concentric.net>
Date: Sun, 08 Mar 1998 09:40:09 -0600
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Mike Burks, after viewing the URL (http://www.melbourne.org ) offered by
Charles McCathieNevile as an example of a bad frames site, said:

>I agree this is one of the most inaccessible sites I have ever seen.  In
>addition it takes to long to load if it loads at all.  Basically a terrible
>site all around....any chance we could put up a list of inaccessible sites
>and include this one on it?

To which I'd like to reply:

I believe we'd benefit more from an example of good and proper use of
frames on an accessible site. Not only does an "inaccessible sites list"
humiliate the designer who, perhaps, did not know better (or, as indicated
in Mr. McCathieNevile's mention, chose to disregard the information), it
does not, in my opinion, serve as a constructive aid in teaching people
more appropriate design.

This is not Driver's Ed, in other words. We see enough "crash films" in the
course of day-to-day web surfing to know what we want to avoid. Let's
emphasize what we want to promote.

Respectfully submitted,

Re Dolloff

P.S. My apologies to the group if this message is duplicated. I think I
originally made a mistake in the address.
Received on Sunday, 8 March 1998 10:40:52 UTC

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