Test Case sc1.3.5_l2_008: Using a non-text mark alone to convey information

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleUsing a non-text mark alone to convey information
DescriptionDocument containing a list with three items, each item consisting of a "checked" or "unchecked" glyph and a person's name.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-09-25
Statusaccepted QA

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

The test is intended to fail because the non-text glyph is not marked-up as an abbreviation with its expansion.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.5_l2_008 (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 11, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-understanding.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 12, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-understanding.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 13, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-understanding.

Functional Outcome

No explanation is added to the non-text glyph.

Technical Comment

The non-text glyph is not marked-up with an abbr element and a title attribute.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - November 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 11, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG2-200511230/#content-structure-separation-understanding.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 12, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG2-200511230/#content-structure-separation-understanding.

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 13, column 18: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG2-200511230/#content-structure-separation-understanding.

Functional Outcome

No explanation is added to the non-text glyph.

Technical Comment

The non-text glyph is not marked-up with an abbr element and a title attribute.