Re: New <AREA> syntax proposal

Scott Raymond (sraymond@blairlake.com)
Wed, 11 Jun 97 12:36:32 -0600


Message-Id: <9706111736.AA28693@guppy.blairlake.com>
Subject: Re: New <AREA> syntax proposal
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 97 12:36:32 -0600
From: Scott Raymond <sraymond@blairlake.com>
To: <www-html@w3.org>

dmiser@comps.com wrote:
>While image mapping software exists, why do we need to go
>through this extra step when this extra tag could solve many problems?

The new attribute to the AREA tag would have so few uses, the browser 
makers would never implement it. As someone suggested, it makes much more 
sense to have a simple program on the HTML-writers end that generated 
AREA tags using the SHAPE attribute based on the colors in the graphic.

 :sco