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Re: Review of navigation bar issues for thursdays conference call

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 18:57:04 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
cc: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9908241812070.12722-100000@tux.w3.org>
You don't need to use images in a MAP - it also allows block content (for
example a paragraph, containing a number of links - the standard format for a
text navbar.

Using a MAP and a DIV are effectively the same for authoring, except there is
no need to class a MAP, since it is expected to be a set of links, and you
can also use a single map by reference as an imagemap (somewhat analagous to
the way you can use a single stylesheet).

Charles McCN

On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Jon Gunderson wrote:

  Option 2:
  MAP element
  PROs: Currently used for image based navigational bars
  1. More complex than DIV to author
  2. What if authors did not want to use images in their navigation bars
Received on Tuesday, 24 August 1999 18:57:09 UTC

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