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Re: FRAME Techniques (was Re: Proposed techniques for Checkpoint 2.7)

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 1999 16:17:05 -0500
Message-ID: <38386151.3CC94CA2@w3.org>
To: "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <unagi69@concentric.net>
CC: Jon Gunderson <jongund@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu>, User Agent Guidelines Emailing List <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
"Gregory J. Rosmaita" wrote:
> aloha, jon!
> as per your proposed techniques for Checkpoint 2.7, contained in a post
> archived at:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-ua/1999OctDec/0297.html
> i would recommend splitting your proposed technique 2.7.3
> quote
> 2.7.3. If no TITLE text is available for a FRAMESET element, render FRAME x
> of y frames or use the TITLE information from the URL referenced by the
> FRAMESET element
> unquote
> into several Techniques, to wit:

[wit snipped]
> NOTE 1: i have included a technique to deal with the misuse of the NAME
> attribute (at least in HTML4) because (at least currently) most authors of
> framed sites use the NAME attribute, rather than the TITLE attribute when
> defining frames.  perhaps a reference to the relevant Checkpoints and
> Techniques that cover this issue in WCAG would also be appropriate if this
> technique is included in the UAGL Techniques document.

What's wrong with "name"? They should be using "title", but if they
don't, what's wrong with "name"?
 - Ian

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