[thelist] iFrames - validity

Norman Bunn norman.bunn at craftedsolutions.com
Wed Mar 5 13:12:02 CST 2003

Seems you could use SSI and make it work in NN4 as well...

<IFRAME name=main src="/cgi-bin/Calcium38.pl" frameborder=0
scrolling="auto" width="100%" height=750>
         <!--#include virtual="/cgi-bin/Calcium38.pl" -->


At 12:53 PM 3/5/2003, you wrote:
>It depends on your target audience. If you know that NN4.x or lower won't
>be used to browse your site at all, go for it. Alternatively, if you don't
>feel like supporting NN4.x or lower either (as my company has started to
>do), there's no reason you shouldn't use it. And IMHO it's much more
>intuitive that using DHTML to scroll a DIV.
>At 05:43 PM 3/5/2003 +0000, Christopher Joseph wrote:
>>Is <iframe> bad?
>>I appreciate it is NOT strict XHTML but I need to be able to inline
>>variable multiline content into a rigid web design since the customer
>>will not have it any other way :(. Although the draft site uses <div>
>>and javascript to scroll content it seems an easier solution to use
>><iframe> but it makes me a little shaky - like I am doing something bad.
>>I keep teling myself that it is OK because the client has already forced
>>me to use both flash and tables for the design elements to work
>>Thoughts welcome.
>>Christopher Joseph

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