Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_127: 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 CSS used for presentation characteristics that are purely decorative (i.e. not conveying meaning or relationships).
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
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: p (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Paragraphs: the P element .

CSS 2.0 Specification

CSS 2.0 Specification

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as CSS is purely decorative and conveys no meaning at all. (Test case "rejected QA" because it does not contain information or relationships conveyed through presentation.)

Expert Guidance

Check whether CSS 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_127 (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

CSS has been used for decoration only.

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 passes (line 9, column 1) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

CSS has been used for decoration only.