Text field followed by instructions

Name: Makoto Ueki
Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Affiliation: WAIC(Web Accessibility Infrastructure Committee in Japan)
Document: W2
Item Number: Success Criterion 1.3.2
Part of Item: 
Comment Type: question
Summary of Issue: Text field followed by instructions
Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
We'd like to make sure if the following example "affects its meaning" or not. 

ex1. Instructions
<label for="account">Credit card account number</label>
<input type="text" id="account">
<p>15 - 16 digits, no dashes or spaces</p>

There is a text field which is followed by restrictions on the format of data that users must enter. Screen reader users might not be able to perceive that there is the instructions for this text field. Or they could perceive it after they input data to the text field.
Does this text field meet SC 1.3.2?

Proposed Change:
WAIC would like to have the answer from WCAG working group in order to harmonize JIS(Japanese Industrial Standards) with WCAG. 

Received on Monday, 3 June 2013 03:03:37 UTC