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Re: 2 things at once

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 09:21:34 +1100
Cc: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Message-Id: <AA38CE6E-49D8-11D7-85B4-000A95678F24@sidar.org>

In this case I am not sure that there are obvious reasons not to use 
frames. I don't see any obvious reasons, anyway. They would allow you 
to have all the information in a single Window, moving through each 
story independently.

The DHTML version is likely to be pretty simple too - two sets of stuff 
that you flip through (this lets you make sure you get to the right 
point at the end - rather than thinking you can make the pie and finish 
it without actually having the mince in there...)

Making it as broadly accessible as possible is a bit tricky - easier 
for frames, but the end point is harder there



On Thursday, Feb 27, 2003, at 03:38 Australia/Melbourne, Jonathan 
Chetwynd wrote:

> for the present the user must elect to open another window, it would 
> be preferable to have both events in one window.
> frames is a possibility, but not one I'll entertain for the obvious 
> reasons. The DHTML version is so ghastly I can't bear to bother.
> interleaving is not appropriate as then we no longer have 2 threads, 
> or more reasonably the timing of the events is not set in stone and 
> the 2 processes need to be independent.
> This may be a genuine HTML 'bug' that needs to be addressed for the 
> future.
Charles McCathieNevile           charles@sidar.org
Fundación SIDAR                       http://www.sidar.org
Received on Thursday, 27 February 2003 07:54:13 UTC

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