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Re: can <p> be used in place of <legend>?


From: Christian Heilmann
Date: Jul 20, 2006 3:00AM

> i am using jaws5 and IE 6..
> jaws gives same results in both the cases..
> can <legend> be replaced safely with <p> ?
> thanks.

That logic does not quite hold up. It's an exercise not a good idea.
The next versions of Jaws or older versions or other software might
not support it and from a strictly semantic point of view it is not
making any sense.

It is like relying on bad browser implementation of CSS for layout
rather than following the standard.

The main question is: Why would you want to replace LEGEND with a P?