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Re: FIELDSET and LEGEND - WCAG2 Conformance Example Files

From: Chris Ridpath <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 16:30:35 -0400
Message-ID: <011701c688de$e62fd710$e29a968e@WILDDOG>
To: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>, "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Thanks John.

If fieldset and legend is the only way to create labels that can be 
"programmatically determined" to be associated with a group of checkboxes 
then should it be a failure if you don't do it?

Chris

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>; "Gregg Vanderheiden" 
<gv@trace.wisc.edu>; "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 4:19 PM
Subject: RE: FIELDSET and LEGEND - WCAG2 Conformance Example Files


> Chris asked:
>
> <blockquote>
> Other than using fieldset and legend, is there any way to create labels
> that can be "programmatically determined" to be associated with a group
> of
> checkboxes?
> </blockquuote>
>
> Not in HTML, but take a look at the <select> element in XFORMS.
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/slice8.html#ui-selectMany)
> John
> "Good design is accessible design"
> John Slatin, Director
> Accessibility Institute University of Texas at Austin 1 University
> station Stop G9600
> Austin, TX 78712, USA
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>
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