Test Case sc3.1.4_l3_014: Acronym with expansion before the acronym

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAcronym with expansion before the acronym
DescriptionA short text with an acronym; the expansion of the acronym is provided before the acronym.
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: acronym (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: Phrase elements: EM, STRONG, DFN, CODE, SAMP, KBD, VAR, CITE, ABBR, and ACRONYM .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because an expansion of the acronym is provided immediately before the acronym.

Expert Guidance

Check whether an expansion of the acronym is available.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.4_l3_014 (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 9, column 34) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-located.

Functional Outcome

The user can find the expanded form of the acronym.

Technical Comment

This test case is the same as sc3.1.4_l3_002, but the order of the acronym and the expanded form is reversed.

This test case maps to technique G97: Providing the abbreviation immediately following the expanded form.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case passes (line 9, column 34) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-located.

Functional Outcome

The user can find the expanded form of the acronym.

Technical Comment

This test case is the same as sc3.1.4_l3_002, but the order of the acronym and the expanded form is reversed.

This test case maps to technique G97: Providing the abbreviation immediately following the expanded form (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#G97).

Online version: sc3.1.4_l3_014.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 9, column 34) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-located.

Functional Outcome

The user can find the expanded form of the acronym.

Technical Comment

This test case is the same as sc3.1.4_l3_002 (previously xhtml1_wcag2_20050630_3.1_l3_sc3_002), but the order of the acronym and the expanded form is reversed. The 23 November 2005 version of "Understanding WCAG 2.0 lists "providing the abbreviation immediately following the first use of the expanded form within the delivery unit" as a "sufficient technique". See http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-UNDERSTANDING-WCAG20-20051123/#meaning-located.