Test Case sc3.1.2_l2_001: Correct identification of changes in natural language from English to French

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleCorrect identification of changes in natural language from English to French
DescriptionA document with an excerpt from Shakespeare's play Henry V. The primary language of the document is English (correctly identified with language attributes on the html element), but some speeches are in French. For each speech in French, the language is correctly identified (with lang="fr").
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 each change in human language (English and French) is correctly identified.

Expert Guidance

Check whether all changes in human language are correctly identified.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.2_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 (line 41, column 15) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 52, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 58, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 70, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 83, column 13) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can determine the changes in natural language in the document.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H58: Using language attributes to identify changes in the human language.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 41, column 15) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 52, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 58, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 70, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 83, column 13) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-other-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can determine the changes in natural language in the document.

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H58: Using the lang attribute to identify changes in the natural language (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H58).

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 41, column 15) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 52, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 58, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 70, column 26) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

The test case passes (line 83, column 13) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-other-lang-id.

Functional Outcome

The browser can determine the changes in natural language in the document.