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[Bug 12874] question on use of image maps

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Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:18:09 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12874

steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from steve faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> 2011-12-14 17:18:09 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-comments/2011Jun/0000.html
> 
> from Reinaldo Ferraz <reinaldo@nic.br>
> 
> Question: In the *Example 2.5*, is it possible to use Image maps <map></map> to
> create alternatives and to put ALT inside of each <area> tag?

Hi Reinaldo, 

EDITOR'S RESPONSE: This is an Editor's Response to your comment. If you are
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Status: rejected
Change Description: no change
Rationale: It may be possible to use area elements, but the example illustrates
a method that provides semantic structure for the content that conveys the
structure represented visually.

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