Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)

Neil Murray (neil@telekinesys.co.za)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 07:56:14 -0000


Message-ID: <01BCBDBF.0A167B60.neil@telekinesys.co.za>
From: Neil Murray <neil@telekinesys.co.za>
To: "'Steven Champeon'" <schampeo@hesketh.com>
Cc: "www-html@w3.org" <www-html@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 07:56:14 -0000
Subject: RE: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)


> > Oh, I don't know--I think Marc Andreessen and/or Netscape Inc. came up 
with
> > some pretty clever HTML ideas.  You know, some obscure elements like:
> >
> > <IMG> [1]
> > <FONT> (I know it's deprecated, but it was good while it lasted)
> > The BGCOLOR, TEXT, LINK, VLINK, ALINK, and BACKGROUND attributes
>
> <BLINK>
>
> > Now, if you want to talk about *strange*, look at Microsoft; <MARQUEE> 
and
> > <BGSOUND> seem to be their only really memorable elements
>
> What about <IFRAME>? That's a weird one as well.

<IFRAME> as a concept makes a lot more sense than <FRAME> and <FRAMESET> 
and is by far a more powerful element. It also fits well into the 
hierarchical order of the object model. <FRAME> and <FRAMESET> really 
shouldn't be required if <IFRAME> is in the specification.

Neil Murray
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