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Re: 10.4 Re: Checkpoints 10.4 and 10.5

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 09:49:34 -0400 (EDT)
cc: <poehlman1@home.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <graham_oliver@yahoo.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0105310949050.29668-100000@tux.w3.org>
If they have labels (using the label element) does this improve things?

Charles McCN

On Thu, 31 May 2001, Steven McCaffrey wrote:

  Hi Charles:

       I'm using JFW 3.31.  I will just hear "edit".


  >>> Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> 05/31/01 08:43AM >>>
  Thanks Steven, Dave.

  Can you please explain what software you're using, and what happens?



  On Thu, 31 May 2001, Steven McCaffrey wrote:
         I agree with David in that it is still an issue.  The consequence is
    that I will hear only "Edit" but will not know what type of information is requested.

    Steve McCaffrey
    Information Technology Services
    >>> "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@home.com> 05/31/01 07:49AM >>>
    it is still an issue although many have solved it.  even though you have
    to rub the text out, it is best to have something telling you where to
    write because some renderings still confuse labels with edit boxes.

    ----- Original Message -----

    the rationale for this one was that there were assistive technology and
    browser combinations that would skip over empty form controls. I am not
    certain, but I believe that this is no longer an issue. I will ask the
    Web Content Accessibility Guidelines group to address this question as
    fast as possible.

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