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RE: FRAMEBORDER attribute?

From: Gray Jonathan-AJG003C <AJG003C@motorola.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 07:39:58 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <79AF74155C3BD311A5280008C77328FA01E8F246@zwg04exm02.corp.mot.com>
To: "'Steve Doig'" <Steve.Doig@shihad.zzn.com>, Dave J Woolley <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>, www-html@w3.org
I would be interested in the answer to this. I know they are nasty and I personally dont use them but why should you reload a whole page again when 1 little piece of text has changed ? 

I was not aware of any global push to move away from frames ?

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Doig [mailto:Steve.Doig@shihad.zzn.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 12:09 PM
To: Dave J Woolley; www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: FRAMEBORDER attribute?


Why should you move away from frames? - I thought thay were valid useful
constructs.

Cheers,

SD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave J Woolley" <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 7:48 PM
Subject: RE: FRAMEBORDER attribute?


> > From: Gabriele Caniglia [SMTP:mailing.lists@garr.com]
> >
> > Actually I can't understand the problem with the FRAMEBORDER
> > attribute, since it is part of HTML 4.01:
> >
> > ><http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/present/frames.html#adef-frameborder>
> > >
> > >frameborder = 1|0 [CN]
> [DJW:]
> Only for frame, not for frameset.  Note, you should have been
> trying to move away from frames since the 4.0 specification
> was released.  Most of the longstanding sites already have.
>
> This is valid:
>
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN"
>             "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd">
> <title>test</title>
> <frameset rows="35%,*">
> <frame src="fred" frameborder="0">
> <frame src="jim" frameborder="0">
> </frameset>
>
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