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Re: Frames

From: Dan Brickley <Daniel.Brickley@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 11:28:53 +0100 (BST)
To: Bob Stayton <bobs@sco.COM>
cc: regs@nebcorp.com, www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GHP.4.21.0005031126160.5113-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>
On Wed, 3 May 2000, Bob Stayton wrote:

> The biggest complaint that I get about frames
> is that users cannot bookmark what they see in
> their frames after they have navigated from
> the starting frame content.  I never understood
> why not, though. Certainly the browser has
> knowledge of the URLs in each frame.  I suspect
> the bookmark data format didn't support anything
> other than single URLs, and since multiple
> frame content cannot be expressed as a single
> URL ...

It's not just bookmarks. The same problem applies to hyperlinks, emailed
recommendations and other mechanisms for sharing and describing Web
referencable content.

Dan
Received on Wednesday, 3 May 2000 06:28:59 GMT

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