Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l2_sc1_020: lang attribute for changes in natural language: English, German, French

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Titlelang attribute for changes in natural language: English, German, French
DescriptionA document with an excerpt of Schlegel's translation of Shakespeare's play Henry V. The primary language of the content is correctly identified as English by means of the lang and xml:lang attributes on the html element. The German translation is included in a blockquote element where the language is correctly identified with the lang attribute (with the value "de" for German). Language changes from German to French inside the translation are also correctly identified with the lang attribute (with the value "fr" for French). User agents should be able to determine the language of each passage in the content.
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 all language changes are correctly identified.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l2_sc1_020 (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 43, column 15) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 54, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 60, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 72, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 85, column 13) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can determine the changes in natural language in the document.