Test Case sc2.2.2_l2_001: Warning that blinks for three seconds or less

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleWarning that blinks for three seconds or less
DescriptionA document with a search form that has a text input field and a submit button. When the user enters a search string of less than three characters, the web page displays a warning that blinks for three seconds.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-29
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)

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2

Cascading Style Sheets, level 2

Standard ECMA-262: ECMAScript Language Specification

Standard ECMA-262: ECMAScript Language Specification

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification (Second Edition)

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification (Second Edition)

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the warning does not blink for more than three seconds. Only the time duration of the blinking is tested here, not other usability aspects of the warning or other parts of the page.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc2.2.2_l2_001 (XML).

Rules

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

Primary Rules

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#time-limits-blink.

Functional Outcome

The warning blinks for three seconds or less.

Technical Comment

See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/SupportedBrowsers (Supported browsers) in the Scriptaculous wiki for browers that support the scripts used in this test: Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla Firefox 1.0/Mozilla 1.7 and higher; Apple Safari 1.2 and higher; Konqueror; Camino; Opera 7.54; Opera 8.

This test case maps to technique G11: Creating content that blinks for less than 3 seconds.

This test case maps to technique SCR22: Using scripts to control blinking and stop it in three seconds or less.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#time-limits-blink.

Functional Outcome

The warning blinks for three seconds or less.

Technical Comment

See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/SupportedBrowsers (Supported browsers) in the Scriptaculous wiki for browers that support the scripts used in this test: Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla Firefox 1.0/Mozilla 1.7 and higher; Apple Safari 1.2 and higher; Konqueror; Camino; Opera 7.54; Opera 8.

Online version: sc2.2.2_l2_001.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#time-limits-blink.

Functional Outcome

The warning blinks for three seconds or less.

Technical Comment

See http://wiki.script.aculo.us/scriptaculous/show/SupportedBrowsers (Supported browsers) in the Scriptaculous wiki for browers that support the scripts used in this test: Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, version 6.0 and higher; Mozilla Firefox 1.0/Mozilla 1.7 and higher; Apple Safari 1.2 and higher; Konqueror; Camino; Opera 7.54; Opera 8.