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RE: "alt" attribute required by XHTML 1.0

From: Tommi Lahtonen <tjlahton@mit.jyu.fi>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 09:34:56 +0300 (EEST)
To: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.20.0109060930570.15543-100000@blizzard.cs.hut.fi>
On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:

>   Believe me, it is perfectly possible to write documents that
>   - use "latest" features like ECMAScript ("JavaScript"), Java Applets, SVG
>   Graphics and CSS Level 2 Layout
>   - are fully backwards compatible to nearly every browserą
>   - display great on new browsers and old browsers
>   - display great on text browsers like Lynx or w3m
>   - look as if they had frames in IE5, 5.5, 6 and Netscape6 / Mozilla with the
>   use of the CSS Level 2 overflow property though they do not use the Frameset
>   document type, so they are viewable with browsers that aren't capable of
>   displaying frames

This sounds interesting. Do you have any examples of this frame-like
behavior with this overflow property? So far I have managed to make
frame-like navigation bars with fixed positioning (CSS2) but it doesn't 
work in IE5 or IE5.5. I haven't tested IE6 yet. My example:


Tommi Lahtonen, tjlahton@mit.jyu.fi, <URL: http://www.iki.fi/hazor/>

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