[thelist] Any reason not to use fieldset tag?

Chris Johnston chris at fuzzylizard.com
Mon Jul 19 20:14:22 CDT 2004

Sarah Sweeney wrote:

> I interpreted this question as saying, "I don't see the <fieldset> tag 
> being used very much - why not?" It is a good question. (I often 
> wonder the same thing about the <label> tag, which is a great 
> usability aid in forms.)
Bingo, that was the question. I rarely see it being used, I was 
wondering if there was some major reason like browser support or 
accessibility that caused designers to bypass this very cool tag.

What I am hearing is that there are no good reasons not to use it. Cool.


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