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 to lay out content (header, body copy, footer). The table has an summary attribute.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-29
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: 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 as the summary attribute for the layout table is empty. (Test case "rejected QA" because it does not contain information or relationships conveyed through presentation.)

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 following success criterion is not applicable to this test case: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

The layout table does not need a summary.

Technical Comment

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.

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 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

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.

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_021 .

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.