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Thu Jul 8 07:51:33 PDT 2004
Mark Schenk wrote:
> I do not entirely agree that the HTML title attribute is equivalent to
> the XForms hint element, as in the following example which for
> entering a (customer-/tracking-)id as is often used in correspondence
> between company and customer:
> <input type="text"
> title="Correspondence Number"
> hint="The correspondence number is a number of the form
> 1234-56-789" />
> The title describes what the field is about and hint describes in what
> format the data should be entered, which I think are two distinctly
> different things.
Shouldn't that be
<label for="corr">Correspondence Number</label><input id="corr" ... />
(Making the label a tooltip would be a presentational tweak.)
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