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RE: Implicit labels

From: Balusani, Shirisha <sirib@uillinois.edu>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:05:42 +0000
To: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC6721F1575C674B945171E5A7FA5DE4CEC06BEB@chimbx4.ad.uillinois.edu>
To be more clear:

The HTML and XHTML specifications allow both implicit and explicit labels. However, some assistive technologies do not correctly handle implicit labels (for example, <label>First name <input type="text" name="firstname"></label>).
Is that still true or is it outdated information?

From: Balusani, Shirisha
Sent: Monday, August 22, 2016 10:58 AM
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Subject: Implicit labels

Is implicit labelling is supported by all screen readers in all browsers?

Do we have to use for and id along with the implicit labels to make sure that the element tied to label is read by all AT users?

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