This resource handles image map requests. It wraps a file that contains the description of the map, in either the W3C (CERN) format or the NCSA format .
In addition to the standard keywords, this resource always accepts the extra
nosearch", which specifies a URL to redirect to in
case the request doesn't contain a coordinate pair as a query. The format
of this keyword, in either of the two formats, is "
<URL>". The motivation of this option is to support
A good way to use it is to associate the extension "map" to this resource in the extensions database. Once that is done, if a client requests, say, "http://.../menu.map?2,3", the MapFileResource will try to match the coordinates in the query (in this case, (2,3)) against each of the regions defined in the map, and redirect the client to the appropriate URL.
The MapResource class inherits from the following classes:
The MapFileResource defines the following attribute: