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Re: LABEL in Techniques

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@access.digex.net>
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 1998 16:51:35 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <199811082151.QAA29748@access1.digex.net>
To: nir@nirdagan.com (Nir Dagan)
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
I think this version has been tacitly emphasized because of 
what is implemented already in browsers.


to follow up on what Nir Dagan said:

> Concerning the techniques doc.
> In 2.12.2 the example uses LABEL with 
> for and id attributes where it is possible to 
> simplify and include the INPUT as content 
> of LABEL and forget about the for and id stuff.
> Maybe it would be better to give both possibilities 
> in examples.
> In 2.12.3 it says you should use the for attribute. 
> I can't see why. If there is one INPUT in a LABEL, 
> as the HTML4.0 spec. requires explicitly,
> there is no ambiguity. What's wrong with the HTML4.0 spec.?  
> One should use "for" in my opinion, only when it is impossible 
> to put the INPUT inside the LABEL (if they are in different table 
> cells for example).
> Also I didn't get the idea behind writing the control 
> and its label in the same line when "for" is not used. 
> I am unfamiliar with a "line" concept in HTML.
> Nir Dagan                            
> Assistant Professor of Economics      
> Universidad Pompeu Fabra
> Barcelona (Spain)
> http://www.nirdagan.com
> mailto:nir@nirdagan.com
> "There is nothing quite so practical as a good theory." 
> -- A. Einstein
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