Re: image mapping

On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 09:27:55PM -0400, Albert Chang wrote:

> to make use of the map, the "usemap" attribute is summoned in the
> <img> tag.  Everybody should know that to access an id, the id
> selector (#) is put before the title.

No, this isn't a style sheet, there are no id selectors. The usemap
attribute, in HTML 4.x (and XHTML 1.0) takes a URI. That URL can take
the form of a fragment identifier, which starts with the hash
character. It looks a lot like an ID selector, but is something

> The problem is, according to the xhtml 1.1 regulations, we're not
> allowed to put a id selector in it at all.

This looks like another undocumented change from XHTML 1.0 Strict
(XHTML has, unfortunately quite a few of those).

The usemap attribute is now defined as containing data in the form of

David Dorward                            

Received on Thursday, 5 May 2005 06:16:01 UTC