Test Case sc3.1.5_l3_002: Difficult text without summary or other supplement

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleDifficult text without summary or other supplement
DescriptionA text that requires a reading ability above the upper secondary education level, without a summary or other supplement that may help people with certain cognitive disabilities to understand the text, and without an alternate version that is easy to read.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-02
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 fail because there is no summary or other supplement to help the reader understand the text, nor an alternate version that is easy to read. Only the reading level is tested here, not the other aspects of the document (descriptive section titles, expanded forms for abbreviations, etcetera).

Expert Guidance

Check whether there is a summary or other supplement to help the reader understand the text, or an alternate version that is easy to read.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.5_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 fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-supplements.

Functional Outcome

There is no supplement that helps readers with a reading level that is not higher than lower secondary education level.

Technical Comment

This test case does not map to a WCAG 2.0 technique or failure.

Secondary Rules

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

The test case fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-supplements.

Functional Outcome

There is no supplement that helps readers with a reading level that is not higher than lower secondary education level.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-supplements.

Functional Outcome

There is no supplement that helps readers with a reading level that is not higher than lower secondary education level.