Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc1_001: English text with link to online English dictionary

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEnglish text with link to online English dictionary
DescriptionA document with some text in English and a link to an online English dictionary where the meaning of the words in the text can be looked up.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-01
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)

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because there is a link to an online dictionary that helps the user to find definitions of words.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc1_001 (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 16, column 49) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-mech.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions for words in text content.

Technical Comment

Is a link to an online dictionary an appropriate solution? The author has no control over the online dictionary, so if the dictionary disappears, the content of his website becomes inaccessible because of something that is not under his control.