Container-less Content? Not in This Digital Age.
Frames have a presentational or performative aspect to them; they don't just deliver a work but deliver it in a certain way. The OED, finely bound, proudly embossed with the great golden crest of OUP, sporting huge page cuts, makes a statement about what the OED is and does. This presentational quality is part of why we can talk of frames as object nonspecific, essentially a presentational mode as well as a medium.