Re: beyond IMAGEMAP

Dave Raggett <>
Date: Wed, 11 May 1994 12:05:31 +0200
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Subject: Re: beyond IMAGEMAP
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Joe Germuska writes:

> I observed this problem a few months back, and my suggestion was to
> put more muscle into clients, sending them the map configuration file
> so that they could highlight hotspots and give better feedback
> (dragging would be nice too; I hadn't thought of that one...)

The HTML+ <FIG> element handles the mouse clicks in the client
and unifies the treatment of graphical and non-graphical systems.
It also means authors can create graphical menus etc without
needing to do anything on the server side - this reduces the burden
on Webmasters. I hope to demo this at the WWW'94 conference.
Best wishes,

Dave Raggett

Hewlett Packard Laboratories,           +44 272 228046
Bristol, England