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

Marc A. Duncan (maduncan@skipjack.bluecrab.org)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 15:00:14 -0400


Message-Id: <199709101900.PAA04870@skipjack.bluecrab.org>
From: "Marc A. Duncan" <maduncan@skipjack.bluecrab.org>
To: "Jordan Reiter" <jreiter@mail.slc.edu>,
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 15:00:14 -0400
Subject: Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)


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> From: Steven Champeon <schampeo@hesketh.com>
> To: Jordan Reiter <jreiter@mail.slc.edu>; Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet
<galactus@htmlhelp.com>
> Cc: www-html@w3.org
> Subject: Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames (fwd)
> Date: Tuesday, September 09, 1997 4:45 PM
> 
> At 04:48 PM 9/9/97 -0500, Jordan Reiter graced us with:
> > 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. 
> 
> Steve
> 
> 
> --
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> 

Actually, I found the <IFRAME> element a very interesting and useful idea. 
The problem was that I just couldn't use it because of it's lack of
support.  The capabilities it added would have been a boon at the time. 
Now, there are other ways of doing the same things.  

Marc A. Duncan
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