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 2005-2007
LanguageEnglish
Date2007-01-12
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: 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.

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 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 Rules

Secondary Rule (WCAG 2.0 - June 2005 Working Draft)

The test case passes 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.