Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_020: All data tables should have a summary attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAll data tables should have a summary attribute
Description Document containing a table for layout. The table has no summary.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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)

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

Technical specification: The TABLE element .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as there is no summary attribute for the layout table.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_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 10, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The layout table does not need a summary

Technical Comment

table does not need to have a summary attribute as it is a layout table

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 10, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The layout table does not need a summary

Technical Comment

table does not need to have a summary attribute as it is a layout table