Re: Frames Are Improving

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Fri, 23 Aug 1996 08:30:17 -0400


Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 08:30:17 -0400
Message-Id: <199608231230.IAA14631@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>, <www-html@w3.org>
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Subject: Re: Frames Are Improving

TAt 01:10 PM 8/24/96 -0700, David Perrell wrote:
>Good caution for authors who care about being seen on PDAs. Such
>might also want to avoid IMGs. But given current displays, PDA users
>won't be browsing around for presentation-rich content--a text-only
>browser might be best.

Why exlcude anyone if you don't have to? Using style-sheet based frames to
represent information in documents is a very common technique in the SGML
world. There is no good reason that HTML frames must be device-specific in
the manner of Netscape's FRAME element.

 Paul Prescod