[whatwg] Re: <object> form controls

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Sep 1 01:07:34 PDT 2004

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
>    If <label> elements use native platform conventions with regard to 
> focus passing, and you have a <label> associated with an <object>, what 
> is the focus passing behavior of the <label>? Either the UA has to 
> assume a behavior or it has to have a means of getting the correct 
> behavior from the program/plug-in that the <object> encapsulates. The 
> problem with the former is that it could be a wrong assumption. The 
> problem with the latter is that the plug-in might lie.

If you're going to assume the plug-in lies, you've got _much_ bigger 
problems on your plate. (Like why are you running native code that you 
don't think is trusted.)

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