[whatwg] Label question

martijn martijnw at hotpop.com
Wed Jun 30 16:45:09 PDT 2004

Ian Hickson wrote:

>As I think someone else pointed out, this is already disallowed by HTML4.
>WF2 says:
># For labels pointing (via for) to elements that are not form controls
>#   The attribute must be ignored. It will appear in the DOM (including as
>#   the value of htmlFor) but the control DOM attribute must return null and
>#   activating the label must not send focus to the associated element.
> - http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#handling
So labels aren't form controls?
That seems the case, I guess, when I look at this:


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