Test Case sc1.3.1_l1_144: 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 Presentational element tt where its presentation characteristic is purely decorative and conveys no meaning at all.
CreatorBenToWeb (evlach@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-28
Statusvalidated

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

Technical specification: Font style elements .

Test Data

Purpose

The test case is intended to pass as tt element is purely decorative and conveys no meaning at all.

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_144 (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 12, column 60.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag 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 12, column 60) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-programmatic.

Functional Outcome

Presentation tag has been used for decoration only.