Test Case sc3.1.6_l3_001: Ambiguous word (homograph) without pronunciation information

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleAmbiguous word (homograph) without pronunciation information
DescriptionA web page that contains a sentence where the meaning of the word ‘row’? cannot be determined without knowing the pronunciation.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2006-08-30
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 the meaning of the word ‘row�? cannot be determined without knowing the pronunciation.

Expert Guidance

Check whether you can identify the meaning of the word ‘row�? (without knowing the pronunciation).

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.6_l3_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 fails the following success criterion at line 9, column 42: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#meaning-pronunciation.

Functional Outcome

The user cannot determine whether ‘row�? means ‘line, queue�? or ‘noisy argument, quarrel�?.

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 at line 9, column 42: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-pronunciation.

Functional Outcome

The user cannot determine whether ‘row�? means ‘line, queue�? or ‘noisy argument, quarrel�?.