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Javascript setInterval on a frameset

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I have a frameset page that I would like to run the javascript function setInterval.

window.setInterval("reload('http://www.google.com')", 5000);
function reload(url) {
        window.frames['forum'].src=url;
}


But It doesn't work as I expect, nothing happens.  I've attached the whole page in case my problem is not limited to just the javascript, but somewhere else in the html.
What did I miss or do wrong?
Thanks.
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<title>Testing Frame reload</title>
<script type="text/javascript">
// <![CDATA[
window.setInterval("reload('http://www.google.com')", 5000);
function reload(url) {
        window.frames['forum'].src=url;
}
 
// ]]>
</script>
</head>
 
<FRAMESET cols="*, 165">
  <FRAMESET rows="120, *">
      <FRAME frameborder="0" marginwidth="5" marginheight="5" border="0" src="header.html" name="main" />
      <FRAME frameborder="0" marginwidth="5" marginheight="5" border="0" src="forum.php" name="forum" />
  </FRAMESET>
  <frame frameborder="0" scrolling="no" noresize  marginwidth="7" marginheight="0" src="session.php" name="session" />
  <NOFRAMES></NOFRAMES>
</FRAMESET>
</html>

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Since the source page is not refreshing, the frame will not refresh either -- i.e. nothing happens.  

In the frame page, simply put this in the HEAD of the document --

<meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="5000; url=myFramesetPage.html">

That will reload the frame page in the frame every 5000 seconds.
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Yup the problem was I can't do this from the frameset page, it has to be done from within the frame.
Thanks.
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