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Re: ACSS and frames

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 1999 14:23:38 +0000 ()
To: Daniel Glazman <Daniel.Glazman@der.edf.fr>
cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.990111142004.-78425F-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Daniel Glazman wrote:

> Dave Raggett wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, 8 Jan 1999, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> > 
> > > Simple questions, but big problems : how is rendered a framed
> > > document using ACSS ? In which order are frames pronounced ?  How
> > > is made the navigation from one frame to another one ? How can the
> > > content of one frame access the title of the frame which is in the
> > > frameset document ?
> > 
> > I agree that this is a far from simple problem, and worthy of
> > further study. A briefing package is in preparation for setting up a
> > new W3C activity and interest group for Voice Browsers, and my hope
> > is that this will lead to a better understanding of how we need to
> > extend HTML and CSS to support effective Voice Browsing, whether
> > the rendering is done directly, or indirectly by transforming the
> > HTML and CSS into another format such as VoxML.
> 
> Thanks for this answer Dave,
> 
> Does it mean that the actual order of the aural rendering of a
> frameset and its frames is undetermined ? 

I believe so, at least currently. In fact, it often may not be
appropriate to simply render the contents of each frame in turn.
Pattern matching and transformation techniques may be needed.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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