is a program that lets you handle imagemaps on the web. An
imagemap is basically a picture (for example a GIF file)
that has been divided into areas. A user with a browser that
understands imagemaps (most modern graphical browser do)
can then click on a certain part of the image. An
area-specific action then occurs.
For example, consider a GIF picture with two areas on it: a
box on the left side and a circle on the right side. Then
the user who created the pictures can define what will
happen if the remote user clicks on the box, what will
happen if the circle is pressed, and also what happens if
the user clicks on the picture, but not on the box or the
circle (the default).
is not a program that allows the user to define the map.
There are other programs that do this; for example,
is a good one.
is the program that handles the actions for the webserver.
To make sure that the
program will have access to the
in a users private webdirectory, it should be included in the
option of the
configuration file, with its relative pathname
This lets the script be executed with the privileges of the
user whose directory is accessed.