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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:19:51 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1LQJ8h-0003WN-S6@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv13519

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Define handling of MIME type charsets in <script src> external scripts (whatwg r2697)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1866
retrieving revision 1.1867
diff -u -d -r1.1866 -r1.1867
--- Overview.html	23 Jan 2009 01:11:55 -0000	1.1866
+++ Overview.html	23 Jan 2009 10:19:48 -0000	1.1867
@@ -7951,11 +7951,10 @@
   attribute gives the character encoding of the external script
   resource. The attribute must not be specified if the <code title=attr-script-src><a href=#attr-script-src>src</a></code> attribute is not present. If the
   attribute is set, its value must be a valid character encoding name,
-  and must be the preferred name for that encoding. <a href=#references>[IANACHARSET]</a><p>The encoding specified must be the encoding used by the script
-  resource. If the <code title=attr-script-charset><a href=#attr-script-charset>charset</a></code>
-  attribute is omitted, the character encoding of the document will be
-  used. If the script resource uses a different encoding than the
-  document, then the attribute must be specified.<p>The <dfn id=attr-script-async title=attr-script-async><code>async</code></dfn> and
+  must be the preferred name for that encoding, and must match the
+  encoding given in the <code title="">charset</code> parameter of the
+  <a href=#content-type-0 title=Content-Type>Content-Type metadata</a> of the
+  external file, if any. <a href=#references>[IANACHARSET]</a><p>The <dfn id=attr-script-async title=attr-script-async><code>async</code></dfn> and
   <dfn id=attr-script-defer title=attr-script-defer><code>defer</code></dfn> attributes
   are <a href=#boolean-attribute title="boolean attribute">boolean attributes</a> that
   indicate how the script should be executed.<p>There are three possible modes that can be selected using these
@@ -8076,6 +8075,13 @@
     agent must act as if it had received an empty HTTP 400
+    <p>Once the resource's <a href=#content-type-0 title=Content-Type>Content Type
+    metadata</a> is available, if it ever is, apply the
+    <a href=#algorithm-for-extracting-an-encoding-from-a-content-type>algorithm for extracting an encoding from a
+    Content-Type</a> to it. If this returns an encoding, and the
+    user agent supports that encoding, then let <var><a href=#the-script-block-s-character-encoding>the script
+    block's character encoding</a></var> be that encoding.</p>
     <p>Once the fetching process has completed, and the script has
     <dfn id=completed-loading>completed loading</dfn>, the user agent will have to complete
     <a href=#when-a-script-completes-loading title="when a script completes loading">the steps described
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