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Re: MAP is inline (was:Re: Stupid)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@srl.rmit.EDU.AU>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 12:09:36 +1100 (EST)
To: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.981118120907.6826C-100000@sunrise>
Cool. Thanks - I'll stop trusting the words. *smile*

On Wed, 18 Nov 1998, Nir Dagan wrote:

> Charles wrote:
> 
> "On the other hand, I can't see where in the 
> spec it says that MAP is an inline. In the discussion 
> (7.5.3 Block-level and Inline elements, 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-HTML40/struct/global.html#h-7.5.3) 
> it says that Inline elements generally cannot contain block elements.." 
> 
> 
> >From the HTML4.0  strict.dtd:
> 
> <!ENTITY % special
>    "A | IMG | OBJECT | BR | SCRIPT | MAP | Q | SUB | SUP | SPAN | BDO">
> 
> <!ENTITY % inline "#PCDATA | %fontstyle; | %phrase; | %special; | %formctrl;">
> 
> <!ELEMENT MAP - - ((%block;)+ | AREA+) -- client-side image map -->
> 
> You shoudn't read the verbal part of the spec. It's full of lies.
> (although I must admit that Netscape's "tag reference" is 
> much worse).
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Nir Dagan, Ph.D.
> http://www.nirdagan.com
> mailto:nir@nirdagan.com
> 
> "There is nothing quite so practical as a good theory." 
> -- A. Einstein
> 
> 
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