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Re: target attribute.

From: Stephanos Piperoglou <sp249@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 13:46:36 +0100 (BST)
To: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
cc: HTML <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980507134552.330C-100000@teatime.joh.cam.ac.uk>
On Wed, 6 May 1998, David Perrell wrote:

> >One is that there is no way of linking to a specific "frame state",
> i.e. a
> >frameset which contains documents other than those specified in the
> frameset
> >document in its frames. Since most browser archive "bookmarks" using
> URLs,
> >it's also the case that a user can't bookmark such a state.
> Not strictly true. If the author has control over all content and access
> to server-side scripting, it's trivial to create bookmarkable
> framestates.

Meaning <BASE TARGET="_top"> and a separate frameset for every document,
right? Bit of a bandwidth hog, innit tho?

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