Test Case sc3.2.5_l3_033: Change of user agent when a link is activated, with warning

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleChange of user agent when a link is activated, with warning
DescriptionDocument containing a link to a MIDI file; when the link is activated, an external player is opened. The link text warns the user that the links will open a new user agent.
CreatorBenToWeb (johannes.koch@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2004-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-01-12
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: a (namespace: http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml) .

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

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to pass because the user is warned that following the link will open a new user agent.

Expert Guidance

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.2.5_l3_033 (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 8, column 53) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

The test case passes (line 8, column 138) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-WCAG20-20070517/Overview.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context, and expected it to be connected to the user's action.

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 passes (line 8, column 53) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

The test case passes (line 8, column 138) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context, and expected it to be connected to the user's action.

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes (line 8, column 53) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

The test case passes (line 8, column 138) the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#consistent-behavior-no-extreme-changes-context.

Functional Outcome

The user initiated the change of context.

Technical Comment

The user activated the link, which initiated a change of user agent.