Imagemaps and URLs

Subject: Imagemaps and URLs
From: "Eric J. Ray" <ejray -at- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 14:16:41 PDT

Just a quick note about imagemaps -- if you want
people to see the URL as the cursor passes
over, provide a client-side imagemap.

If your users won't necessarily be able to deal with
a client-side map, augment it with a server-side map.

ALWAYS provide alternative navigation.


>> How many customers are really so bothered whether the hotspots are
>> rectangular or not? Wouldn't they prefer to be able to see the URL of
>> the link the cursor is over, rather than some meaningless number?
>> Don't know to the first question, probably not for the second.

>Gotta disagree with you here, Arlen. I would rather see the URL.
>Of course, I generally dislike imagemaps.

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