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using other languages in <script>, was: Use case 4 is written up

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 09:06:38 +0100
Message-ID: <4D3D330E.5050502@gmx.de>
To: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
CC: public-html-xml@w3.org
On 24.01.2011 07:52, John Cowan wrote:
> See http://esw.w3.org/HTML_XML_Use_Case_04 .  It's informally written,
> but I think it's the truth and nothing but the truth (the whole truth
> is rather beyond my scope).

I recall that I read a long time ago that IE uses Window's scripting 
interfaces to instantiate the script engine. Thus, it *could* be 
possible to experiment with new scripting languages in IE right now.

See <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa292164%28v=vs.71%29.aspx>:

> Windows Script Host
> Windows Script Host (WSH) is a language-independent scripting environment for 32-bit Windows platforms. With WSH, Microsoft offers VBScript, JScript, and JScript .NET scripting engines. These scripting languages can be used in the ASP pages of a Web server, in HTML pages that run in Internet Explorer, and in Windows Script Host scripting engines on Windows 98 and Windows 2000.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 24 January 2011 08:07:18 UTC

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