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RE: title for empty frames

From: Kelly Ford <kelly@kellford.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 22:21:56 -0600 (CST)
To: Rebecca Cox <rebecca@cwa.co.nz>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011028221537.J3541-100000@server1.shellworld.net>
Whether it matters to some degree is a choice for you to make.  Just know
that some assistive technology programs will use the name attribute and
those users will experience whatever names you have defined.

Kelly


On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rebecca Cox wrote:

> Thanks. One more question:
>
> Does it matter if the name and title attribute are different?  The
> names in the code are not very informative and I would like to put in
> title attribs that will explain things a bit more.
>
> Rebecca
>
>
>
>
> At 6:54 PM -0600 10/28/01, Jim Thatcher wrote:
> >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
> >attribute.
> >
> >That said, even an empty frame will appear in frame lists, so put the
> >informative name="EmptyFrame" title="Empty Frame" for that one.
> >
> >Jim
> >jim@jimthatcher.com
> >Accessibility Consulting
> >http://jimthatcher.com
> >512-306-0931
> >
> >-----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.
> >
> >Cheers
>
>
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