Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_021: Layout table with empty summary attribute

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleLayout table with empty summary attribute
DescriptionDocument containing a table for layout. The value of summary attribute is empty.
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 .

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

Technical specification: summary .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass the summary attribute for the layout table is empty.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_021 (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 12, 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

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

This test case is a variation on sc1.3.1_l1_027 but it also has a tbody element, and style attributes on tr or td elements.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 12, 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

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