[whatwg] usemap="" and related issues
lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Mon Dec 1 02:57:07 PST 2008
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Dec 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>>> Try the following markup in firefox:
>>>> <map name="foo"></map>
>>>> <map name="foo">
>>>> <area shape=circle coords="10,10,10" href="http://www.mozilla.com">
>>>> <img src="http://www.mozilla.org/images/feature-logos1.png"
>>>> usemap="#foo" width="20" height="20">
>>> This only seems to occur in quirks mode, not in standards mode. But neither
>>> Opera, Safari or IE8 have the same behaviour. Additionally, the site
>>> reported in the bug you mentioned no longer suffers from the bug. Therefore,
>>> it doesn't appear to be necessary that we should require that behaviour.
>> Ah, it does indeed only happen in quirks mode (ugh, i hate it when
>> quirks mode things spread into code that I work on ;) ). If no other
>> browser is doing it in standards mode either I'm more than happy to not
>> have it in the spec.
> The spec is including quirks-mode requirements; do other browsers do it in
> quirks mode?
As I already said above, "neither Opera, Safari or IE8 have the same
behaviour." I tested both quirks and standards mode.
Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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