A page with content in British English. The lang and xml:lang attribute on the html element contain the language and subcode for American English ("en-US") instead of British English ("en-GB"). Correct language code and incorrect subcode for content in British English Christophe.Strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be en Copyright BenToWeb 2004-2007 2005-09-02 validated Specifying the language of content: the lang attribute

This test case is intended to fail because the default human language is correctly defined but the language version is not correctly identified. Subcodes to identify versions of languages are not required but should be correct when they are used. However, tests may show that incorrect information on language versions is not confusing.

This test case can be evaluated automatically when using a test tool with reliable automatic language recognition for British and American English, support for lang and xml:lang attributes and language tags.

automatic

The browser cannot find the national variant of the default human language of the document.

The lang and xml:lang attributes in the html element have incorrect country codes. Tap and "run the bath" are British English expressions, but this is not correctly indicated.

JAWS 8.0 set to American English reads the test file as American English, both with Internet Explorer 6.0 and Firefox 2.0 (tested on Windows 2000). JAWS 8.0 set to British English reads the test file as British English, both with Internet Explorer 6.0 and Firefox 2.0 (tested on Windows 2000).

This test case maps to technique H57: Using language attributes on the html element

The browser cannot find the national variant of the primary language of the document.

The lang and xml:lang attributes in the html element have incorrect country codes. Tap and "run the bath" are British English expressions, but this is not correctly indicated.

This test case maps to technique H57: Using the lang attribute of the html element (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H57).

Online version: sc3.1.1_l1_008.

The browser cannot find the national variant of the primary language of the document.

The lang and xml:lang attributes in the html element have incorrect country codes. Tap and "run the bath" are British English expressions, but this is not correctly indicated.