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Re: UA Test Suite comments - Checkpoints 1.1, 11.2, and 1.2

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 11:16:41 -0600 (CST)
To: Catherine Laws <claws@us.ibm.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.31.0302201113060.26965-100000@staff3.cso.uiuc.edu>

Thanks for your great comments on the test suites!

I will update the test suite issues list [1] with these comments.  This
list is public.

Jon

[1] http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/2002/12/issues-ts-html

On Thu, 20 Feb 2003, Catherine Laws wrote:

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> Jon,
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> I have reviewed the test suites for Checkpoints 1.1 and 1.2 and have the
> following comments/issues:
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> General test suite comments:
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> - If we have written sample testcases to test compliance with specific
> checkpoints, do you want us to send them to someone, or are your students
> at the University of Illinois or Colin Koteles writing all the test cases?
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> - Have your students at the University of Illinois created a list of
> comments about the test suites? If so, is that list published somewhere for
> review? If not, could it be?
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> Checkpoint 1.1 Full Keyboard Access
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> Additional ACCESSKEY test cases could be written for LABEL, LEGEND, and MAP
> AREAS. I have the same comment for Checkpoint 11.2 - Current author input
> configuration.  The same testcases could be used for both checkpoints,
> especially  if you combine some of the accesskey tests together.
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> The FRAMESET test is not self-contained on the test page, and there is no
> source for the individual frames. So a tester would still have to create
> more HTML to run the test.
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> Additional TABINDEX testcases could be written for AREA, BUTTON, OBJECT,
> SELECT,  and TEXTAREA.
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> Changing Text Size test - how does it show compliance with Checkpoint 1.1?
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> Checkpoint 1.2 Activate event handlers
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> ONCHANGE attribute for SELECT elements test -  When the star color is
> selected in the select menu, the graphic changes to the right color, but
> the corresponding alt text always says "red star". The Javascript function
> should also change the alt text for the test to make sense and to be an
> accessible test.
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> ONFOCUS and ONBLUR tests could be written for SELECT elements.
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> ONCLICK and ONDBLCLICK tests should be written for some normally
> activatable elements (A, AREA, INPUT of all types, BUTTON, TEXTAREA,
> SELECT, OBJECT, OPTION) plus a few other types of non-activatable elements
> in addition to IMG,  like H1, TD, TH, or LI.
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> For ONMOUSEOVER, ONMOUSEOUT tests, the tester should be able to hear
> something different as well as see something different for the mouseover
> event. For example,  the alt text could also change when the "Lamp is
> turned on."  A pop-up menu is a more common and useful example, and there
> should be onmouseover event tests for some normally activatable elements
> (A, AREA, INPUT of all types, BUTTON, TEXTAREA, SELECT, OBJECT, OPTION)
> plus other types of non-activatable elements in addition to IMG,  like H1,
> TD, TH, or LI.  There should also be a test for ONMOUSEMOVE.
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> There should be tests for ONKEYPRESS, ONKEYDOWN, and ONKEYUP.
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> Cathy Laws
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