Thread Subject: Re: 1194.22(n)
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From: Hoffman, Allen
Date: Thu, Dec 14 2006 6:05 AM
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victor Tsaran wrote:
"Labeling hidden INPUT fields would compromise the purpose of this
control. Hidden INPUT fields are intended to pass information onto
server side scripts for further processing. So, what's the use in
Thanks, so far we are confirming my understanding.
One argument for this was that hidden form elements are by definition of
HTML a non-text element, and therefore are subject to "alt text". What
i don't know is if in the HTML spec if you can use alt attributes on
Where is this going?
Well, eventually if we do the sufficient techniques thing, we can
include such specific guidance there--"Note: Form type = hidden does
*not* need alt text of other alternative labeling". Or, we might even
be able to sneak that exception into the specific standard, if we all
don't feel that is too proscriptive.