Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_119: Presentational element (i) used to convey information and/or relationships

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitlePresentational element (i) used to convey information and/or relationships
Description Document containing the italics presentational element i where its presentation characteristic is used to express a quotation.
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: i (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to fail as i element has been used in order to convey information (quotation) instead of a semantic element.

Expert Guidance

Check whether presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Test Modes

Three or more accessibility experts.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.3.1_l1_119 (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 10, column 12.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

Use a semantic tag like q .

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 10, column 12: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has been used in order to convey information.

Technical Comment

Use a semantic tag like q .

Online version: sc1.3.1_l1_119.