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[whatwg] Proposal: Allow block content inside label element

From: Křištof Želechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 21:10:54 +0100
Of course, a Windows check box label corresponds to nothing in HTML!  I have
extrapolated Windows GUI where a check box has a TITLE.  This Windows TITLE
property has no counterpart in HTML.  Sorry for the confusion.
I should have added "Please answer yes or no" because I would like to have a
definitive statement of your advice to Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Do you think the Internet Explorer should abandon support for LABEL behavior
as defined in HTML?4?

-----Original Message-----
From: whatwg-bounces@lists.whatwg.org
[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ian Hickson
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 6:06 AM
To: K?i?tof ?elechovski
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Proposal: Allow block content inside label element

On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, K?i?tof ?elechovski wrote:
> The text that Windows places near check boxes and radio buttons 
> corresponds to INPUT[value], not to LABEL.

No, the value="" attribute is the internal value for submission purposes 
and is not UI text.

> Internet Explorer redirects focus from labels to obey HTML?4; according 
> to HTML?5, it should stop.  Should it really?  And what should happen 
> with labels on HTML?4 pages?  The user experience will be inconsistent.

The whole point is to make the user experience within a single OS be 
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