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Re: Client-side Scripting

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 1998 10:53:28 -0500
Message-ID: <352262F8.7771C842@w3.org>
To: Helena Yamamura <helena@pop.hsbcbamerindus.com.br>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Helena Yamamura wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if W3C recognizes the ECMAScript as a language
> standard for client-side scripting.


ECMAScript is not a W3C Recommendation, it is an ECMA
standard. It is not W3C's role to recognize ECMAScript
other than as a standard.

If you mean "Will ECMAScript work with HTML?" the answer
is "yes" because HTML allows you to use any scripting
language. You must, however, specify the MIME type
of the language with the "type" attribute of the SCRIPT

I don't know the MIME type for ECMA script, but you might
consult http://www.ecma.ch/ and follow the links for standard

I hope this answers your question.

 - Ian

Ian Jacobs / 401 Second Ave. #19G / New York, NY 10010 USA
Tel/Fax: (212) 684-1814          Email: jacobs@w3.org
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