Re: New <AREA> syntax proposal

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Claus_Andr=E9_F=E4rber?= (w3-html-list@faerber.muc.de)
Tue, 10 Jun 1997 18:13:00 +0200


Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 18:13:00 +0200
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Subject: Re: New <AREA> syntax proposal

Jordan Reiter <jordanreiter@techie.com> schrieb:
> At 10:33 AM 6/10/97 -0400, Jeff de la Beaujardiere wrote:
> >
> >Colin F Reynolds writes:
> >> Don't most area maps use four colo(u)rs, that being the maximum number of
> >> colors required to assure that no two adjacent regions bear the same
> >> color?
> >Four is the *minimum*, which is probably what you meant to write.
> Are you sure?  I mean, what about a map shaped like:
>
> ----------------------------
> |            |             |
> |            |-------------|
> |            |             |
> ----------------------------

Well, maps of unlimited size, I guess... ;-)

But what about a simple chess board?

No; I think 4 colors is the maximum EVER needed for ANY maps.

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