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[whatwg] Context help in Web Forms

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 15:19:54 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810221519020.1041@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > > Great! Thanks. I think your idea of making rel="help" be relative to the
> > > > nearest parent <label> is a good one. We could also say it is relative
> > > > to
> > > > the nearest parent <label>, <body>, <section>, <form>, <fieldset>, or
> > > > other such grouping element. I'll look at this in more detail when
> > > > defining the rel="" values.
> > > Cool. The idea is that the thing is really reliably discoverable -
> > > otherwise authors will come up with something that makes sense but breaks
> > > the implicit model that the spec is built on. I am actually not sure that
> > > we mean the same thing when we say "nearest" but I will talk to you off
> > > the list about that to clarify that in my mind :-)
> > 
> > Ok.
> > 
> > rel=help is now defined to apply to the link element's parent and its
> > children.
> 
> Would it make sense to say that if <link rel=help> appears in the head, that
> it appears to the whole page?

It's said that for some time now. :-)

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