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Question: placeholder label option

From: Sailesh Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:03:45 +0000 (UTC)
To: WCAG <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <112777265.460929.1479841425379@mail.yahoo.com>
From HTML5 specs:
"A  placeholder label option  does not represent an actual option, but instead represents a label for the  select control.
If a  select  element has a  required  attribute specified, does not have a  multiple  attribute specified, and has a  display size  of 1, then the  select element must have a placeholder label option.
 placeholder - User-visible label to be placed within the form control"

Question: Should a placeholder label option as defined  above qualify as an accessible name for a SELECT control?
It says it is a "label for a select control".
Thanks,
Sailesh Panchang
Received on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 19:04:21 UTC

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