[whatwg] framesets

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
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.

Eduard Pascual

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