Re: Frames and Documents (fwd)

Abigail (abigail@uk.fnx.com)
Tue, 10 Sep 1996 14:57:50 +0100


Message-ID: <323573DD.2781E494@uk.fnx.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 1996 14:57:50 +0100
From: Abigail <abigail@uk.fnx.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Frames and Documents (fwd)

Benjamin Franz wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 10 Sep 1996, Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:
> 
> >
> > I'll say this one final time:
> >
> > YES, when you have the freedom to use any archiving system you want for
> > browser bookmarking, you can do this. But when you want to link to a
> > specific point in a framed document *using HTML* in another (framed or
> > non-framed, but not identically framed) document, you don't have this
> > freedom (at least with the current spec).
> 
> Yes you can. You yourself just said how. Use a frameset of your own to
> point at the pieces. There is nothing magic about the original author's
> own frameset. A link to this frameset will then take you directly to the
> page combination wanted.

You mean that if you want to point to a framed document, the way to
go is make a page with a copy of the frameset in which the frame is
in, with the right pages loaded, and link to that?
What if I want to point from a Usenet article, and cannot put a
WWW page somewhere?

I always thought hyperlinks should be easy.


Abigail