Re: Dynamic imagemaps

Chris Lilley (
Fri, 7 Mar 1997 22:15:48 +0100 (MET)

Date: Fri, 7 Mar 1997 22:15:48 +0100 (MET)
From: Chris Lilley <>
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In-Reply-To: Markku Savela <>
To: (Markku Savela),,
Subject: Re: Dynamic imagemaps

On Mar 7, 11:09pm, Markku Savela wrote:

> ... I think there is no real need for % values. The coordinates can
> always be given in absolute relative to the images real size,

<img src="foo.cgm">

What is the width in pixels of this vector graphic?

> If client decides to scale the image, it is trivial to
> compute the new coordinates.

This is a true observation provided the client knows the unscaled pixel
coordinates, and would be worthwhile for any browser which has one of
those zoom in/zoom out buttons a la Arena, MSIE etc and which decides
to scale the graphics along with the text.

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