Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames

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Tue, 16 Sep 1997 09:16:48 -0400

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Date: Tue, 16 Sep 1997 09:16:48 -0400
To: Dave Raggett <>
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Subject: Re: HTML4.0 draft: comments re: inclusion of frames

At 06:09 AM 9/16/97 -0400, Dave Raggett wrote:
>this end. You will be able to use a DIV for the same effect
>as BANNER with the proposed CSS positioning features. This will
>be nicely backwards compatible, 

yes, this will degrade well

>The missing feature is the ability to include the "banner"
>content via a URL. A work around is to use either OBJECT or
>IFRAME to include the content as a subdocument.

however, this will not
any ideas, besides javascript, about getting URL content into a CSS
positioned DIV element acting as a banner?  lord knows i don't know, but
i'd like to avoid the use of IFRAME as much as possible until about the 8th
generation browser, and OBJECT is becoming a bit over-worked i should think.

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