[whatwg] Form controls inside a label but not labelled by it

On Sun, 15 Jan 2012, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
> I agree that Opera/IE behavior is better to solve this case but it 
> doesn't help for this one: <label><input type='radio'><input></label> 
> And it seems that web authors tend to write that and expect the radio to 
> be checked when the text field is focused based on the bug reports we 
> had.
> Between two use cases I think the second is more important because the 
> authors are more likely to have write something they meant to write.

I don't really understand why you'd use <label> for that case. There's no 
label, just two controls.

All in all I'm not at all convinced this is something we should encourage.

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