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[whatwg] Proposal for separating script downloads and execution

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2011 09:47:22 -0500
Message-ID: <4D52A8FA.8030801@mit.edu>
On 2/9/11 2:19 AM, John Tamplin wrote:
> I am not sure I understand why you are so opposed to providing a
> mechanism for an application to tell the browser it would like the
> parsing to not necessarily be performed immediately on a downloaded script.

I'm not opposed to that, as should be clear if you read what I actually 
said.

What I'm opposed to is a normative testable requirement that the browser 
parse or not parse the script at particular points in time, with that 
time being under page control.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 9 February 2011 06:47:22 UTC

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