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Re: Request for feedback: Navigation and image maps

From: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2016 10:24:33 +0100
To: public-html@w3.org
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On Wed, 25 May 2016 01:48:09 +0100, Michiel Bijl <michiel@agosto.nl> wrote:

> 1. I never come across them.
>
> 2. No.
>
> 3. Regardless of my answer to 2: I think it makes sense to add the  
> focusable areas in the image maps as many times as they are applied to  
> images. If I link to the same page four times on a single page, I  
> wouldn’t only want to focus one of those links. Does that make sense?

To you, obviously. To me too - and I have come across this, although  
rarely.

One consideration is if this isn't a real-world issue, we're unlikely to  
find people willing to prioritise it for implementation. Which may make  
the question moot.

cheers

> —Michiel
>
>> On 24 May 2016, at 15:06, Chaals McCathie Nevile  
>> <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
>>
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I presume that image maps are something people don't find often - but  
>> there are a number of things about them that are unclear.
>>
>> 1. Do you meet them anywhere on the web today?
>>
>> 2. Do you know of cases where one image map is applied to two images -  
>> e.g. one at the top and another at the bottom of a page?
>>
>> 3. If the answer to 2 is yes, do you care whether you go through them  
>> twice, i.e. each time you meet the image, or once, where the actual  
>> `map` is in the HTML source? This probably only applies to those who  
>> navigate with the keyboard.
>>
>> See also HTML issue https://github.com/w3c/html/issues/297
>>
>> --
>> Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>> chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
>>
>


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Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
  chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
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