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Re: URL for new Draft to Review

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 1998 10:53:37 +1000 (AEST)
To: HTML Guidelines Working Group <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.980412104434.28787A-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
On Sat, 11 Apr 1998, Alan J. Flavell wrote:

> I don't really understand what the drafters meant by "when a
> server-side map must be used", but I'm assuming they have some
> concrete situation in mind.  Are they for example thinking of a
> contest or puzzle, with the answers hidden in the server, and the use
> of a client-side map could give the answers away? 

Each region of a client side map must conform to one of the shapes
supported by the SHAPE attribute defined in the HTML 4.0 specification. If
a more complex map is to be created, in which the regions are irregular in
shape, then the author has no choice but to opt for a server side map.
Hence it is necessary for the guidelines to provide an alternative
solution which can be applied whenever this contingency arises.
Received on Saturday, 11 April 1998 20:53:45 UTC

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