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Re: Frames

From: Ari Gordon-Schlosberg <regs@nebcorp.com>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 16:49:46 -0500
To: Jay Chalfant <jchalfan@outbackinc.com>
Cc: www-talk@w3c.org
Message-ID: <20000502164946.B30504@nebcorp.com>
[Jay Chalfant <jchalfan@outbackinc.com>]
> There is another feature of frames that is even more important from our
> perspective. A web application may use a frameset that keeps one of the
> frames loaded throughout the application session. This "constant" frame is
> the only place to store persistent Java and JavaScript components. These
> components are then used by other frames in the frameset that change as the
> user navigates through the application. 
> 
> The ability to store complex state on the client in a convenient and
> seamless fashion is a cornerstone of our approach to building web
> applications. I'd hate to see this go away.

Instead of playing tricks with the browser, why not use some http-builtin
state management mechanism, like cookiees and then use a back end for
persistence?

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Ari							there is no spoon
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