Test Case sc1.4.1_l1_004: i element for emphasis

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
Titlei element for emphasis
DescriptionDocument containing an i (italic) element to denote emphasis.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-08-30
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: i (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: The I element .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail as i markup is used to denote emphasis instead of em.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc1.4.1_l1_004 (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#visual-audio-contrast-without-color. The code that causes doubt can be found at line 10, column 25.

Functional Outcome

Italic element has been used for emphasis purposes.

Technical Comment

The i element has been used for emphasis purposes.

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 25: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#content-structure-separation-without-color.

Functional Outcome

Italic element has been used for emphasis purposes.

Technical Comment

Online version: sc1.3.2_l1_004.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion at line 10, column 25: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#content-structure-presentation-color.

Functional Outcome

Italic element has been used for emphasis purposes.

Technical Comment

The i element has been used for emphasis purposes.