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From: Eduard Pascual <herenvardo@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 22:32:03 +0200
Message-ID: <6ea53250910091332g229b5dd3j8c1703aca98cf7c8@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Peter Brawley <pb at artfulsoftware.com> wrote:
>>So why *are*
>>frames banned, if you can easily replace them with iframes and get the
>>exact same lousy behavior?  Because iframes also have less evil uses,
>>and frames don't, I guess?
>
> Designation of reasonable uses as "evil" is authoritarian nonsense.
>
> PB

Both <frameset> and <iframe> are a source of several issues.
Everything that can be achieved with <frameset> can be done through
<table>+<iframe>.
What'd be the point of keeping two sources of issues when one can be
enough to cover all use-cases?
Since <iframe> can handle all the use-cases for <frameset>, and some
that <frameset> just can't, it's obvious which one to drop.

Regards,
Eduard Pascual
Received on Friday, 9 October 2009 13:32:03 UTC

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