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Re: place-holding characters in edit/text boxes

From: Bill Mason <w3c@accessibleinter.net>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 00:42:09 -0700
Message-Id: <5.2.0.9.0.20030523004003.00b47170@accessibleinter.net>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

At 12:10 AM 5/23/2003, Sandra Vassallo wrote:
>I'm interested in people's experience/opinion re checkpoint 10.4
>
>   'Until user agents handle empty controls correctly,
>   include default, place-holding characters in edit
>   boxes and text areas."
>
>Is this still an issue for any screen readers (assuming the label element 
>is used)?

I believe it's fair to say we're at the point where user agents know how to 
handle this, so it's not necessary to do.

Bill Mason
Accessible Internet
w3c@accessibleinter.net
http://www.accessibleinter.net/ 
Received on Friday, 23 May 2003 03:42:23 GMT

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