Test Case sc3.1.3_l3_002: Text with glossary (not linked) for words used in unusual or restricted way

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleText with glossary (not linked) for words used in unusual or restricted way
DescriptionA document with text in English where a few words or phrases are used in an unusual or restricted way. There are no inline definitions. A glossary below the text explains the technical terms but there are no links between the terms (as they occur in the text) and the definitions.
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)

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because a glossary is provided at the bottom of the page. (The definitions are below the text without links to them from the text itself but that does not cause a failure because each word or phrase has only one meaning within the page.)

Expert Guidance

Check whether you can identify definitions of all words that are used in a restricted or unusual way.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.3_l3_002 (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 10, column 7) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-idioms.

The test case passes (line 10, column 32) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-idioms.

The test case passes (line 10, column 80) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-idioms.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions of the technical terms (although only by scrolling down the page).

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H40: Using definition lists.

This test case maps to technique G62: Providing a glossary.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 10, column 7) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-idioms.

The test case passes (line 10, column 32) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-idioms.

The test case passes (line 10, column 80) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-idioms.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions of the technical terms (although only by scrolling down the page).

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H40: Using definition lists (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H40).

This test case maps to technique G62: Providing a Glossary (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#G62).

Online version: sc3.1.3_l3_002.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case needs review before it can be established if it passes or fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-idioms. The code that causes doubt can be found at line 13, column 1.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions of technical terms.