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Re: The interpretation of script

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:33:38 -0500
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com>, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110118183338.GE23218@mercury.ccil.org>
Anne van Kesteren scripsit:

> If it is inside JavaScript it is not a new scripting language.

>From the viewpoint of a browser implementor, it is not.  From the
viewpoint of a page author, it is; except for adding a single line to
a page containing an XQuery script, the author doesn't need to care if
XQuery is implemented natively in the browser or via JavaScript.  From the
viewpoint of a computer, it's all just assembly-language instructions.

They do not preach                              John Cowan
  that their God will rouse them                cowan@ccil.org
    A little before the nuts work loose.        http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
They do not teach
  that His Pity allows them                         --Rudyard Kipling,
    to drop their job when they damn-well choose.   "The Sons of Martha"
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