Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_024: All data table should have a descriptive summary attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Title All data table should have a descriptive summary attribute
Description Document containing data table with meaningless summary text.
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 fail as there is no descriptive summary text.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_1.3_l1_sc1_024 (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 16, column 9: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The data table does need a descriptive summary

Technical Comment

table does need to have a descriptive summary element