W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > October to December 2002

RE: Question about form labels and radio buttons.

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 11:23:25 -0000
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> >The issue is that in XHTML 1.0, the name= attribute is replaced
> by the id=
> >attribute.
> This does not apply to INPUT.
> It does apply to A, APPLET, FORM, FRAME, IFRAME, IMG, and MAP.

Indeed the fact that the name attribute has a necessary role to play
on <input> elements beyond the uses it was put to with the other elements is
one of the reasons it made sense to drop its use elsewhere and hence
strengthen its meaning.
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 2002 06:17:30 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 13 October 2015 16:21:21 UTC