Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_112: Presentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitlePresentational elements in order to convey information and/or relationships.
Description Document containing del element for presentation and not for marking text deletion.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
Statusaccepted for end user evaluation

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

Technical specification: Marking document changes: The INS and DEL elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as semantic markup has been used for presentation and not for marking text deletion

Expert Guidance

Check whether semantic element has been used in order to convey information correctly.

Test Modes

Three or more accessibility experts.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_112 (XML).

Rules

“Rules” refer to success criteria in WCAG 2.0, checkpoints in WCAG 1.0 and similar requirements.

Primary Rules

The test case needs review before it can be established if it passes or fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic. The code that causes doubt can be found at line 9, column 12.

Functional Outcome

Semantic element has been used in order to convey information incorrectly.

Technical Comment

The test case maps to failure F64: Failure of SC 1.3.1 due to using changes in text presentation to convey information without using the appropriate markup or text

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 12: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Semantic element has been used in order to convey information incorrectly.