[whatwg] "live" image maps
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 1 15:43:53 PDT 2007
On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Feb 2007 12:29:46 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>
> > I think the specification should be clearer about what happens when an
> > <area> element is added or removed. When an <img> element is added
> > with a usemap="". When the shape="" attribute is altered, et cetera.
> > Either by handling each case specifically or stating in general that
> > the specified algorithms always apply or something.
The spec says: "Image maps are live; if the DOM is mutated, then the user
agent must act as if it had rerun the algorithms for image maps."
> Isn't it implied that any modification to the DOM tree should be
> equivalent to replacing the document with another one which would parse
> into the resulting DOM? If not, maybe it's worth specifying that this
> holds true unless explicitly stated otherwise.
I don't think this is necessarily true. Replacing a document with another
one has all sorts of implications that are quite complex.
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