Re: IFRAME

Dave Raggett (dsr@w3.org)
Mon, 21 Jul 1997 10:23:34 -0400 ()


Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 10:23:34 -0400 ()
From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
To: "Chapman, Hass" <hass.chapman@sebank.se>
cc: roconnor@wronski.math.uwaterloo.ca, www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: IFRAME
In-Reply-To: <199707100802.KAA12265@se2000.sebank.se>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.970721101800.-408741I-100000@hazel.w3.org>

On Thu, 10 Jul 1997, Chapman, Hass wrote:

> Question?
> ...
> Why have IFRAME then? Why not just use OBJECT?

IFRAME supports targetting with the <A> element
unlike OBJECT. This allows users to click on a link
to change the contents displayed within an IFRAME.
In addition, designers are already familiar with using
IFRAME and the view in the HTML working group was that
both IFRAME and FRAMESET should be included in the
HTML 4.0 draft spec.

Regards,

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