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Re: frames and w3.org

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 17:48:47 +0100
Message-Id: <200101101648.RAA29018@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: "John Russell" <ve3ll@rac.ca>
cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org

HTML 4 specifies 3 DTDs
  HTML-transitional
  HTML-strict
  HTML-frameset

So frames are allowed, but they generate a lot of navigation, editing, and 
printing problems.
The W3C team doesn't encourage people to use them.

> often i judge on what is done rather than 
> what is said.
> 
> the w3.org group uses frames !! to see this in
> action look at the mathml section and the 
> testsuite. 
> 
> since mathml is relatively recent, any use of
> frames by w3.org to pressent info on it must
> also be recent.  and it is a slight handicap to
>  testing Amaya browser  until one writes a shortcut
> into the REAL page ...  
> 
> so  GO FIGURE on the deprecate concept for frames.
> 
> 
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://www.cgocable.net/~jrussel
> Mystery readers may want to click on DOROTHYL
> 

-- 
     Irene.
Received on Wednesday, 10 January 2001 11:48:49 UTC

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