[whatwg] Proposal: Allow block content inside label element

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 28 22:06:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Křištof Želechovski wrote:
> The text that Windows places near check boxes and radio buttons 
> corresponds to INPUT[value], not to LABEL.

No, the value="" attribute is the internal value for submission purposes 
and is not UI text.

> Internet Explorer redirects focus from labels to obey HTML 4; according 
> to HTML 5, it should stop.  Should it really?  And what should happen 
> with labels on HTML 4 pages?  The user experience will be inconsistent.

The whole point is to make the user experience within a single OS be 

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