Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_021: All layout tables should should not have a summary attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Title All layout tables should should not have a summary attribute
Description Document containing table with empty summary for layout.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
Statusdraft

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)

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

Technical specification: The TABLE element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as there is empty summary attribute for the layout table.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_021 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 14, column 9) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The layout table does not need a summary

Technical Comment

table does not need to have a summary attribute as it is a layout table