I've been framed

Subject: I've been framed
From: "Larry Kunz ((919) 254-6395)" <ldkunz -at- VNET -dot- IBM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 15:33:44 EDT

Confessions of a framesophobe:

I visited Peter Ring's "User Friendly Manuals Website"
(http://www.pip.dknet.dk/~pip323/index.html) after he posted earlier
this week about VCR manuals. My initial dismay on seeing the
browser window shatter into frames gave way to delight when I saw
the "Kill frames!" selection in the right-hand column. One click
on "Kill frames!" and I was happily surfing through Peter's site.
(It's a good site, BTW. I recommend it.)

May I humbly offer this advice to web-page designers: If you use
frames -- and I admit that sometimes there are good reasons for doing
so -- please be thoughtful enough to include a frames-free option....
And not just for browsers that don't support frames.

Thank you, Peter, for allowing me to exercise my freedom of choice!

Larry Kunz
STC Assistant to the President for Professional Development
ldkunz -at- vnet -dot- ibm -dot- com

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