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Re: Raw minutes from 1 February 2001 UA Guidelines teleconf

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 10:16:05 -0600
Message-Id: <4.3.1.2.20010219101501.03237de0@staff.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
Charles,
Is this a priority 1 requirement or just a nice feature?

Does a person without a disability have the same problem?

Jon


At 09:32 AM 2/19/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>For someone using a visual method and a mouse the most likely way of hitting
>the imagemap is to pass over it with the mouse and notice the cursor change.
>This seems inadequate to me.
>
>it can be done with css2:
>
>*[usemap] { border-style: double }
>
>Charles
>
>On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, jon gunderson wrote:
>
>   As the user moves the focus to elements of the image map there is a
>   requirement for the indivdiual elements to be highlighted.  The 458 issue
>   was a highlight of the image to indicate to the user that there are active
>   elements within the image.
>
>   The group felt that as long as the user knew the image map had active
>   elements that that was sufficient and the invidual elements of the map
>   could be explored as the user moves focus to elements within the image
>   map.
>
>   Jon
>
>
>   On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>
>   > On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Ian Jacobs wrote:
>   >
>   >   5.Issue 458: Do link highlighting requirements apply to all zones of an
>   >     image map?
>   >     What is required granularity?
>   >     Source:
>   >   http://server.rehab.uiuc.edu/ua-issues/issues-linear-lc2.html#458
>   >
>   > [snip]
>   >     Resolved:
>   >      a) Add a note to 8.3 that highlighting an image map as a whole
>   >         satisfies the checkpoint for image maps. UA may highlight
>   >         all of the hot spots of a client-side map.
>   >      b) There is some assumption that the author will make the image
>   >         communicate different zones. We choose not to add a repair
>   >         requirement for the case of bad images.
>   >
>   > CMN
>   > I am concerned that this is the wrong move. It should at least be 
> possible to
>   > highlight in visual some way the hotspots of an image. After all, the
>   > author's responsibility in highlighting the hotspots of any other 
> link only
>   > extends to identifying it as a link and letting the browser do the rest.
>   >
>   > Implementation example is Amaya. Probably other examples from image-map
>   > creation tools.
>   >
>   > Charles cCN
>   >
>
>
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