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Re: Frameset/Frame Specification Amendment (HTML+CSS)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 07:19:35 -0700
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1003300719i579acaa2td8a91926701ee01f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Axel Dahmen <brille1@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 3:42 AM, Axel Dahmen <brille1@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm, it seems this discussion stalls now...
>
> HTML5 apparently has deprecated frames without providing or looking for the
> existence of appropriate alternatives.
>
> So what is the CSS group going to do? Do we accept regression? Or do we want
> to set up new rules to enlarge the richness of CSS/HTML?

Personally?  We accept regression.  The HTML5 change isn't new.
Framesets were discouraged as far back as HTML4 (which is why there
was a special DOCTYPE just for it, so they could restrict them from
the main Transitional and Strict DOCTYPEs).  There are very good
reasons for them being disallowed, which we've talked about before,
and very little reason to continue using them.  It is not worth the
time or effort of this group to attempt to do anything further with
them.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 2010 14:20:22 GMT

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