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Re: Lynx 2.8 and frames?

From: Chris Maden <crism@oreilly.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 16:32:07 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199808122032.QAA24463@ruby.ora.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
[Paul Adelson]
> A colleague recently told me that the latest version of Lynx handles
> frames. Is that correct? I didn't see any mention of frames on the
> Lynx website.

Lynx has handled frames since (I think) version 2.6.  It will display
the <noframes> content and provide a link to each frame.  For example,
from <URL:http://tnt.turner.com/babylon5/>:

                                                    TNT: The Home of Babylon 5

   FRAME: [1]nav    
   FRAME: [2]nav_top
   FRAME: [3]meat 
   FRAME: [4]border_right
   FRAME: [5]border_bot

Here, they haven't provided any <noframes>, and their frames are not
as well-named as they could be.  But a user can at least figure out
what's going on and get where they need to.

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