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Re: What is a failure of 1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose?

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:21:26 +0000
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
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On 21/01/2019 09:11, Joshue O Connor - InterAccess wrote:
[...]
> For most forms capturing 'user data' will this be a case of mapping the 
> relevant form inputs defined here to the inputs in the form. Correct? [1]
> 
> I need to recommend a coping strategy for government. I don't think, for 
> auditing purposes we can say the answer is actually nuanced here. It 
> either is or it isn't conformant to WCAG and from my reading, a form 
> that collects user data, without an autocomplete - and relevant 
> appropriate tokens is a fail.
[...]
> [1] 
> https://www.w3.org/TR/html52/sec-forms.html#autofilling-form-controls-the-autocomplete-attribute 

I'd say yes. At least, that's been my pragmatic take on it at the moment.

P
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