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Comment LC-2498
Commenter: Sailesch Panchang <spanchang02@yahoo.com>

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SC 2.4.6 requires a label to describe purpose, meaning purpose of associated components including interactive controls.
But this is not clear from reading the content for Understanding SC 2.4.6. The SC refers to headings and labels but the examples that follow do not contain an example for form labels. (The definition of label is wider than HTML form label).
Only G131 in the "How to" doc seems to clearly suggest that label refers to labels for interactive components. SC 3.3.2 only requires a label ... does not say label's purpose is clear.
I often see form controls with poor labels / title attributes and I flag SC 2.4.6.
Suggestion: The Understanding SC 2.4.6 and examples should explicitly refer to labels for form controls and interactive components.
(space separated ids)
(Please make sure the resolution is adapted for public consumption)

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