[whatwg] Context help in Web Forms

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Wed Oct 22 07:51:41 PDT 2008

Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> Great! Thanks. I think your idea of making rel="help" be relative to the
>>> nearest parent <label> is a good one. We could also say it is relative to
>>> the nearest parent <label>, <body>, <section>, <form>, <fieldset>, or
>>> other such grouping element. I'll look at this in more detail when
>>> defining the rel="" values.
>> Cool. The idea is that the thing is really reliably discoverable - 
>> otherwise authors will come up with something that makes sense but 
>> breaks the implicit model that the spec is built on. I am actually not 
>> sure that we mean the same thing when we say "nearest" but I will talk 
>> to you off the list about that to clarify that in my mind :-)
> Ok.
> rel=help is now defined to apply to the link element's parent and its 
> children.

Would it make sense to say that if <link rel=help> appears in the head, 
that it appears to the whole page?

/ Jonas

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