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RE: FIELDSET and LEGEND - WCAG2 Conformance Example Files

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lguarino@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 13:57:13 -0700
Message-ID: <EDC8DDD212FEB34C884CBB0EE8EC2D9194D23D@namailgen.corp.adobe.com>
To: "Chris Ridpath" <chris.ridpath@utoronto.ca>, "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>, "Gregg Vanderheiden" <gv@trace.wisc.edu>, "WAI WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Perhaps the potential failure coming out of this discussion is using
physical or logical proximity to associate content without also using
appropriate markup. We've wrestled with this in the context of links,
too.

Loretta Guarino Reid
lguarino@adobe.com
Adobe Systems, Acrobat Engineering 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-wai-gl-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-gl-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Chris Ridpath
> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 1:31 PM
> To: John M Slatin; Gregg Vanderheiden; WAI WCAG List
> Subject: Re: FIELDSET and LEGEND - WCAG2 Conformance
> Example Files
> 
> 
> 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
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> > Austin, TX 78712, USA
> > Phone +1.512.495.4288 Fax +1.512.495.4524 cell
> +1.512.784.7533
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> > www.utexas.edu/research/accessibility/
> >
> 
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