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Re: links to external conten t- maintaining navigation

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 22:41:15 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200110162141.f9GLfFP21289@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> content links for an example). It contains a top frame which holds a file
> that is a button back to our site and the bottom frame loads the content of
> the external page. The frames are clearly marked via the title attribute.

Amongst other things, this prevents people from bookmarking the external
page.  Long ago, such practices resulted in one of the most endemic uses
of Javascript, which is to automatically break out of a foreign frame set
(fairly harmless, except for the number of warnings if one tries to be
secure but prepared for pages that don't work without it, and for the
tendency to break the back button++, if the original window is used).
I think that NS6 has a right-click, open frame in new window option,
for manually breaking out.

++ Using the replace method can help here.
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2001 20:13:54 UTC

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