Test Case sc2.2.2_l2_002: Warning that blinks for more than three seconds

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleWarning that blinks for more than three seconds
DescriptionA document with a search form that has a text input field and a submit button. When the user enters a search string of less than three characters, the web page displays a warning that blinks for more than three seconds.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-29
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)

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2

Standard ECMA-262: ECMAScript Language Specification

Standard ECMA-262: ECMAScript Language Specification

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification (Second Edition)

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification (Second Edition)

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the warning blinks for more than three seconds. Only the time duration of the blinking is tested here, not other usability aspects of the warning or other parts of the page.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.2.2_l2_002 (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: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#time-limits-blink.

Functional Outcome

The warning blinks for more than three seconds.

Technical Comment

See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/SupportedBrowsers for browers that support the scripts used in this test: Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla Firefox 1.0/Mozilla 1.7 and higher; Apple Safari 1.2 and higher; Konqueror; Camino; Opera 7.54; Opera 8.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#time-limits-blink.

Functional Outcome

The warning blinks for more than three seconds.

Technical Comment

See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/SupportedBrowsers for browers that support the scripts used in this test: Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla Firefox 1.0/Mozilla 1.7 and higher; Apple Safari 1.2 and higher; Konqueror; Camino; Opera 7.54; Opera 8.