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RE: Radio buttons and labels (Bobby hates me)

From: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann <chuckop@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 17:32:05 -0700
Message-ID: <E3A3FFB80F5CD1119CED00805FBECA2F038043EA@red-msg-55.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Cc: Dan Wendling <wendling@mindspring.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Apparently, this is a non-trivial problem for the developers, but HTML 4.0
compliance is a goal.

-----Original Message-----
From: Charles McCathieNevile [mailto:charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au]
Sent: Monday, April 20, 1998 10:45 PM
To: Charles (Chuck) Oppermann
Cc: Dan Wendling; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: RE: Radio buttons and labels (Bobby hates me)


Is this going to be changed to bring it into line with HTML 4.0 as per 
the recommendations, and if so do you know when this might occur?

Charles McCathieNevile

On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, Charles (Chuck) Oppermann wrote:
> In order for this to work in Internet Explorer 4.01 the LABEL will need a
> FOR attribute.
> 
> <LABEL FOR=radio1 ACCESSKEY=r><INPUT TYPE="radio" ID=radio1
> NAME="$TEXTBASE_NAME" VALUE="BACKFILE" CHECKED>Current research.</LABEL>
> 
> Internet Explorer 4.01 currently does not support implicit binding of
> attributes (such as ACCESSKEY) to the labeled control.
> 
> Charles Oppermann
> Program Manager, Active Accessibility, Microsoft Corporation
> mailto:chuckop@microsoft.com http://microsoft.com/enable
> "A computer on every desk and in every home, usable by everyone!"
Received on Wednesday, 22 April 1998 20:33:18 GMT

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