[thelist] Netscape 6 Ques already.

Daniel J. Cody djc at five2one.org
Tue Nov 14 13:20:04 CST 2000

Shoulda mentioned this in my first post, but the problem you're refering 
to Adam also happens in the text-browser Lynx... just wanted to 
re-affirm this isn't a Netscape 6 issue, but rather one of imprefect code.


Daniel J. Cody wrote:

> I'm no validation expert, but you're frameset is wrong. You're telling 
> it to look for 2 rows -and therefore 2 <frame>'s - but you're only 
> giving it one. So its seeing 2 of them, only getting 1, makes the 
> desicsion that your frameset isn't valid, and skips it.
> <html>
> <head><title></title>
> </head>
> <frameset frameborder=0 framespacing=0 border=0 rows="100%,*" noresize>
> <frame name="NamesDirect" 
> src="http://www.thebadlans.net/hosted/breadweb/" noresize></frameset>
> <meta http-equiv=refresh content="0; 
> url=http://www.thebadlans.net/hosted/breadweb/"><a 
> href="http://www.thebadlans.net/hosted/breadweb/">http://www.thebadlans.net/hosted/breadweb/</a> 
> </html>
> it then finds a meta-refresh(which shouldn't be outside the <head> tag 
> btw), which tells the browser to go to www.badlans.net/hosted/breadweb/
> Lots of things wrong with the page(no <noframes>) tag either). Once 
> you fix them all, I'm sure it will work just fine in any browser - 
> including NS6.
> As someone else mentioned, I'll bet we start getting a lot of these 
> kinds of issues now.. Not that its a bad thing, just that all of us 
> have gotten used to getting away with somewhat sloppy code.
> ..djc.
>>> From: "Adam Slesinger" <bread_man at hotmail.com>
>>>   Perhaps somebody knows what's up with this:  I have a webserver 
>>> that is hosting my site called thebadlans.net.  This webserver will 
>>> also be hosting other sites.  The sites are created under subdirs 
>>> and then the domains of those sites are pointed to that.  For 
>>> example, another site of mine, breadweb.net is pointed to 
>>> thebadlans.net/hosted/breadweb/  Netscape 6 is mean and displays the 
>>> full path instead of just leaving it at breadweb.net
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