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Re: Frames spec & the NOFRAMES tag

From: Marcus Haas <mhaas@igd.fhg.de>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 11:26:49 +0100
Message-Id: <199803041026.LAA22643@bells.igd.fhg.de>
To: bhaller@apple.com
Cc: www-html@w3.org

>   First of all, am I correct in thinking that with NOFRAMES, there  
> is no way to specify those attributes that are normally on the BODY  
> tag, such as text color, background, etc.? 

Hmmm, can you think of any browser that supports BODY-attributes but no frames ?
As far as I'm concerned, the only use for the NOFRAMES-Tag is for text-only
browsers like Lynx. If you check the attributes on BODY, you'll see that none
of these actually apply...

>  and that FRAMESET is now legal within FRAMESET, 

Yes, that's correct. It also works rather nicely and I think it's far more
intuitive than having to use five files instead of five for three frames.

Hope this helps out,


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