[whatwg] Re: LABEL and radio/checkbox onclick

Malcolm Rowe malcolm-what at farside.org.uk
Thu Aug 26 09:53:49 PDT 2004

Ian Hickson writes:
>> Narrowing a specification to *forbid* the hitherto-correct behavior 
>> followed by the 95%-dominant UA may achieve a variety of good and useful 
>> things, but interoperability is manifestly not one of them. I would 
>> greatly appreciate receiving a genuine answer.
> [...]
> It does improve interoperability, in that new browsers are more likely to 
> do the spec thing than just pick a random behaviour.

_Defining it_ improves interoperability, agreed. I think that Matthew's 
point was that defining it to be the _opposite_ from the current market 
leader can't really be said to improve interoperability in the short term. 


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