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RE: title for empty frames

From: Jim Thatcher <jim@jimthatcher.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 18:54:27 -0600
To: Rebecca Cox <rebecca@cwa.co.nz>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <NDBBKJDAKKEJDCICIODLGEFMDJAA.jim@jimthatcher.com>
On all frames I would use both title and name attribute. Also titles on the
frame pages. This is because currently a preponderance of assistive
technology is either using name or title on pages and NOT using the title

That said, even an empty frame will appear in frame lists, so put the
informative name="EmptyFrame" title="Empty Frame" for that one.

Accessibility Consulting

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Rebecca Cox
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2001 3:57 PM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: title for empty frames

I'm fixing up frame title tags on an existing page. There seems to be
at least one frame in the page which is empty - sort of like a spacer
image. (I didn't make the page, I'm just trying to fix it up a bit,
so no rude comments please!)

Would it be best to treat this like a spacer image and give it

<frame src="nocontent.html" title="">

??   Suggestions would be most welcome.

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