Test Case xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc2_004: English text with glossary of nautical terms

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEnglish text with glossary of nautical terms
DescriptionA document with text in English that contains nautical terms. Below the text is a glossary with the nautical terms that are used in the text. There are no links between the terms in the text and the entries in the glossary.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
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)

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

Technical specification: Definition lists: the DL, DT and DDelements .

Test Data


This test case is intended to pass because a definition list near the bottom of the page helps the user to find definitions of words.

Test Modes

End user.

Test Files

Test file.


xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc2_004 (XML).


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

Primary Rules

The test case passes (line 52, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-idioms.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions for words in text content.