Test Case sc3.1.3_l3_004: English text with glossary (not linked) of nautical terms

Formal Metadata

Formal Metadata
TitleEnglish text with glossary (not linked) of nautical terms
DescriptionA document with text in English that contains nautical terms. Below the text is a glossary with the nautical terms that are used in the text. There are no links between the terms in the text and the entries in the glossary.
CreatorBenToWeb (Christophe.Strobbe@…)
RightsCopyright BenToWeb 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2005-09-01
Statusaccepted QA

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

Technical specification: Definition lists: the DL, DT and DD elements .

Test Data

Purpose

This test case is intended to fail because there are no links to the glossary items provided at the bottom of the page. (Each technical term or phrase has only one meaning within the page.)

Expert Guidance

Check whether you can identify definitions of all words that are used in a restricted or unusual way.

Test Modes

Accessibility expert.

Test Files

Test file.

TCDL Data

sc3.1.3_l3_004 (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 52, column 1: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20060427/guidelines.html#meaning-idioms.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions for of the nautical terms (although only by scrolling down the page).

Technical Comment

This test case maps to technique H40: Using definition lists (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#H40).

This test case maps to technique G62: Providing a Glossary (http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-TECHS-20060427/Overview.html#G62).

Secondary Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case needs review before it can be established if it passes or fails the following success criterion: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WCAG20-20050630/#meaning-idioms. The code that causes doubt can be found at line 52, column 1.

Functional Outcome

The user can find definitions for words in text content only by scrolling down the page.