[whatwg] Form element invalid message

Shiv Kumar skumar at exposureroom.com
Wed Sep 22 16:34:16 PDT 2010

>New features should perpetuate the good paradigm represented by the "label"
element, not the bad paradigm represented by the "title" >attribute.

Ok, I get it. That makes sense

So can we have a <errorLabel> tag where the for attribute can point to the
control in question? Or is that going against the paradigm too?
More accessible
Can be styled

By the way, is using providing functionality using JavaScript considered
accessible as per section 508? If not, then the only way to customize error
messages can't be using JavaScript? Every US government contract
(practically) and large enterprises requires compliance with section 508.


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