[whatwg] One label: multiple fields

Edward O'Connor hober0 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 12:02:37 PDT 2007

Robert Brodrecht wrote:

> I think the main problem with multiple IDs for labels is the
> usability. How would it work and still make sense?

Elliotte Harold replied:

> Pretty much like it does now I suspect. When presenting the form
> control to a user, the software would assign it the label. It would
> just use the same label more than once.

I think Robert was referring to the click behavior of labels -- they
focus their corresponding form control. How would UAs choose between
multiple controls, if one label element pointed at them all?


Edward O'Connor
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