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Re: Frames

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <jay@peepo.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2000 07:55:37 -0000
Message-ID: <001e01bf7871$80a381a0$06459fd4@omnibook>
To: "Melinda Morris-Black" <melinda@ink.org>, "Accessibility Listserve" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
If not frames what are the options?

An alternative that is being tried offline is to include the navigation in
its own table.

Unfortunately this means that, for the moment it has to be included in every
page, increasing download marginally.
(Else javascript, to include it but not every browser can use that)
'Object' is supposed to allow the use of external html,
but is difficult to get the results desired


Jonathan Chetwynd
Special needs teacher / web accessibility consultant
education and outreach working group member, web accessibility initiative,
----- Original Message -----
From: Melinda Morris-Black <melinda@ink.org>
To: Accessibility Listserve <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2000 10:06 PM
Subject: Frames

> Could someone please explain to me how a web page with frames "sounds"
> to someone using voice assistive technologies? A web developer asked me
> this question.
> Additionally, I'd appreciate a response that fully explains why frames
> are not a good accessibility solution. Links to online documentation
> would also suffice. I dislike frames for reasons separate from
> accessibility, but want more ammo to rid them from existence! :)
> --
> Regards,
> Information Architect
> Information Networks of Kansas
> FON: (785) 296-5143
> PCS: (785) 550-7345
> FAX: (785) 296-5563
> melinda@ink.org
Received on Wednesday, 16 February 2000 06:34:47 UTC

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