Test Case sc3.2.1_l1_009: Change of user agent when a link is activated [new]

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of user agent when a link is activated [new]
DescriptionDocument containing a link; when the link is activated a MIDI file is loaded.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-12-07
Statusdraft

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: a (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

Technical specification: http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/links.html#edef-A.

Test Data

Purpose

The test is intended to pass because when the link is activated a new user agent is launched (media player) and a midi file is played.

Expert Guidance

Check whether there is any change of context when the link is activated.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.1_l1_009 (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 7, column 62) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-receive-focus.

Functional Outcome

Change of user agent when the link is activated.

Technical Comment

The activation of the link causes the browser to load a resource, that the browser is not able to handle natively.

This test case maps to technique G107: Using "activate" rather than "focus" as a trigger for changes of context.