Test Case sc1.1.1_l1_039: Text alternative for ASCII art: missing description for ASCII art

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText alternative for ASCII art: missing description for ASCII art
DescriptionA document with ASCII art (treated by WCAG 2.0 as non-text content), which requires a text alternative. The ASCII art explains the components of a URI, but there is no text that describes the ASCII.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-05
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: pre (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Preformatted text: The PRE element .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because the ASCII art is not described anywhere.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.1.1_l1_039 (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 14, column 1: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

The ASCII art has no text description.

Technical Comment

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - April 2006 Working Draft (Last Call))

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 14, column 1: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#text-equiv-all.

Functional Outcome

The ASCII art has no text description.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 14, column 1: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#text-equiv-informative.

Functional Outcome

The ASCII art has no text description.