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Re: Frames and accessibility: opinions please

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 22:59:25 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200204242159.g3OLxPL05199@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> usability than technical accessibility. Frames force people to learn a new Web
> navigation metaphor. If they have learned to backtrack by using the Back

The main problem is that they break the hyperlink concept (and are used
by some cheap web hosting companies precisely for that reason (the only
address you see is the frameset address, which is the custom domain name,
but all the pages are on the user's ISP's site, but you can't easily book
mark them)).

Basically, you can only safely link to the frameset, not deep link the
individual pages.
Received on Wednesday, 24 April 2002 18:30:45 UTC

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