[whatwg] Proposal: Allow block content inside label element

Matthew Paul Thomas mpt at myrealbox.com
Tue May 8 18:27:35 PDT 2007

On May 8, 2007, at 9:06 PM, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> ...
> From the behavioral point of view: The purpose of a LABEL control is to
> redirect focus on click.  It does not make much sense with a TEXTAREA
> control that is usually big enough to click upon.
> ...

If a browser redirects focus to a *text field* when you click its 
<label>, on a platform where that doesn't happen in native GUIs (e.g. 
Windows, Mac OS, Gnome, or KDE), that's a bug in the browser. Web Forms 
2 clarifies this.

Matthew Paul Thomas

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