Test Case sc2.1.2_l3_003: Blinking text using JavaScript with mechanism that stops it in 3 seconds allow content to be operable in a non-time-dependent manner through a keyboard interface

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleBlinking text using JavaScript with mechanism that stops it in 3 seconds allow content to be operable in a non-time-dependent manner through a keyboard interface
DescriptionDocument containing a product list using Javascript for blinking to draw attention to sale prices. (The blinking stops after less than three seconds.)
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-01
Statusrejected 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: span (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Grouping elements: the DIV and SPAN elements .

CSS 2.0 Specification

CSS 2.0 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass because JavaScript causes a blink effect with a mechanism to stop the blinking at 3 seconds or less.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.1.2_l3_003 (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 33, column 21) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#keyboard-operation-all-funcs.

Functional Outcome

The blinking stops in less than 3 seconds.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule

The test case passes (line 33, column 21) the following success criterion: URL unknown!.

Functional Outcome

The blinking stops in less than 3 seconds.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique G11: Creating content that blinks for less than 3 seconds (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#G11).

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 28, column 22) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#keyboard-operation-all-funcs.

Functional Outcome

The blinking does not stop in less than 3 seconds, or does not provide a way to the user to stop it.