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RE: Status of Frames in HTML 4 (was: errata, http://www.w3.org/TR /xhtml1)

From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 11:25:46 -0500
Message-Id: <4.1.20000111112444.04d07de0@>
To: JOrendorff@ixl.com, www-html@w3.org
At 11:12 AM 1/11/00 -0500, JOrendorff@ixl.com wrote:
>The HTML 4 spec should mention that frames and <A target>
>are deprecated.  Errata, perhaps?

They aren't deprecated in HTML 4. 

>Frame markup isn't in the HTML 4 Strict DTD, 

never were

>and frames
>are gone from the XHTML 1.1 WD.  But it shouldn't be a

It isn't. But you can't expect a spec that allows them to look forward to a
spec that changes the situation. We don't retroactively edit a spec to say
"oh, and these will be deprecated in that spec 2 iterations forward". 

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