Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.4_l3_sc2_008: Audio contrast

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAudio contrast
DescriptionDocument containing the non XHTML standard embed element, which plays the background sound.
CreatorBenToWeb (sandor.herramhof@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-17
Statusaccepted for end user evaluation

Technologies and Features

Technologies are markup languages or data formats. If the technology is a markup language, “features” refers to elements and attributes.

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Microsoft DHTML reference

Microsoft DHTML reference

Feature: embed (namespace: undefined) .

Technical specification: EMBED Element | embed Object (Internet Explorer - DHTML) .

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

XHTML™ 1.0 The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)

Feature: object (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Generic inclusion: the OBJECT element .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail, because there is no mechanism to turn off the sound.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.4_l3_sc2_008 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 7, column 5: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#visual-audio-contrast-noaudio.

Functional Outcome

Background sound is to loud to understand the speech reader

Technical Comment

The embed element works with Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape (tested: Firefox 1.0.6, IE 6.0, Netscape 7.1, Opera 7.51)

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - February 2005 Editor's Draft)

The test case passes (line 7, column 5) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/WCAG20/WD-WCAG20-20050211/#4.1_use-spec-document-backward-compat-violations.

Functional Outcome

The file is valid.

Technical Comment

The embed is widely supported but not part of the W3C's DTD for XHTML, so the file uses a custom DTD to ensure valid code.