Mathijs said:

> 2. I'd like to see some authoritative accessibility guidelines that
> confirm this --I strongly doubt they exist. In both cases, the control
> needs a label, which can explain very accurately what the control is
> for.
>


WCAG: H44: Using label elements to associate text labels with form controls
http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/H44.html

The Web Standards Project:Accessible HTML/XHTML Forms: Intermediate Level
http://www.webstandards.org/learn/tutorials/accessible-forms/intermediate/
Stephanie

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