Test Case sc3.1.1_l1_017: Correct lang and xml:lang attributes for content in Greek

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleCorrect lang and xml:lang attributes for content in Greek
DescriptionA page with an excerpt from a proposed "Constitution for the European Union: Greek version" (http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/lex/LexUriServ/site/el/oj/2004/c_310/c_31020041216el00110040.pdf). The html element has lang and xml:lang attributes with the value "el", the correct language code for Greek, to indicate the primary language of the page.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-01
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: lang (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Specifying the language of content: the lang attribute .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the default human language (Greek) is correctly identified.

Expert Guidance

This test case can be evaluated automatically when using a test tool with reliable automatic language recognition for Greek, support for lang and xml:lang attributes and language tags.

Test Modes

Automatic evaluation.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.1_l1_017 (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 (line 3, column 44) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-doc-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 3, column 58) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-doc-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can find the default human language of the document.

Technical Comment

The html element has correct lang and xml:lang attributes (el for Greek).

This test case maps to technique H57: Using language attributes on the html element

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 3, column 44) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-doc-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 3, column 58) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-doc-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can find the primary language of the document.

Technical Comment

The html element has correct lang and xml:lang attributes (el for Greek).

This test case maps to technique H57: Using the lang attribute of the html element (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H57).

Online version: sc3.1.1_l1_017.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 3, column 44) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-doc-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 3, column 58) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-doc-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can find the primary language of the document.

Technical Comment

The html element has correct lang and xml:lang attributes (el for Greek).