Re: Wrong approach towards Frames (was: New tags...)

Benjamin Franz (snowhare@netimages.com)
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 14:23:12 -0800 (PST)


Date: Tue, 11 Feb 1997 14:23:12 -0800 (PST)
From: Benjamin Franz <snowhare@netimages.com>
To: Stephanos Piperoglou <spip@hol.gr>
cc: HTML Discussion List <www-html@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: Wrong approach towards Frames (was: New tags...)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970211234001.742A-100000@fenchurch>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.970211141957.30348B-100000@ns.viet.net>

On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Feb 1997, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> > 
> > If that is what you want. For some problems divying up a single document
> > into chunks is inadequate. Content *isolation* is needed. And you *could*
> > do what you want with Netscape's frames as well. Think about it for awhile
> > and I am sure you will discover how to put different pieces of the same
> > document into frames - it isn't hard.
> 
> I know - I've done this, in practice. <BASE TARGET="_top"> is a start and
> every link is a new frameset document that redefines frames and reloads all
> documents, loading new ones if necessary. But it's kludgy, difficult, and
> you have to keep track of an unnecessary number of documents.


You are working too hard - named anchors and a bit of white space.
are all you really need.


-- 
Benjamin Franz