Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l1_sc1_021: Correct lang and xml:lang attributes for content in Italian

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleCorrect lang and xml:lang attributes for content in Italian
DescriptionA page wih an excerpt from a proposed Constitution for the European Union: Italian version. The html element has lang and xml:lang attributes with the value "it", the correct language code for Italian, to indicate the primary language of the page.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-01
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: lang (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Specifying the language of content: the lang attribute .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the primary natural language (Italian) is correctly identified.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_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 3, column 44) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-doc-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 3, column 58) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-doc-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can find the primary language of the document.

Technical Comment

The html element has correct lang and xml:lang attributes (it for Italian).