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Re: Web Forms: Usability and Accessibility Question.

From: Seth Rothberg <sethmr@bellatlantic.net>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 08:34:24 -0500
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200402030834.24726.sethmr@bellatlantic.net>

On Tuesday 03 February 2004 08:26 am, Jon Hanna wrote:
> >   May I suggest writing, in the label, that this field is in fact
> >   mandatory ? A single character de facto method does not carry enough
> >   information. I'd recommend
> >
> >    <label for="id">First name (mandatory information)</label>
> >     <input type="text" ...
>
> I wonder how well <label of="id">First name <span title="mandatory
> information">*</span></label> would work.

Or even: 

<label for="id">First name <img src="asterix.gif" alt="mandatory 
information"></label><input type="text"...>
Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2004 08:35:01 UTC

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