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Re: Label vs ALT tag on form elements


From: Patrick Lauke
Date: Mar 21, 2007 9:40AM

> Tim Beadle

> AFAIK, alt is not a valid attribute for any element apart from <img>.

It's listed as a valid attribute for inputs etc in the xhtml 1.0 strict dtd. I'd be more concerned about user agent / AT support, and have to admit that I know nothing on that subject. Anybody want to do a little case study/test with JAWS and co?