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Re: HTML5 script start tag should select appropriate content model according to src

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 14:43:46 +0100
Message-ID: <462B6692.50205@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Apr 21, 2007, at 16:52, David Woolley wrote:
> 

> I see no mention of "src" in the parsing section. Perhaps you are 
> confusing the conformance requirements on the DOM shapes with the

I'm referring to:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-scripting0.html#script1

>> I think that either the script start tules need to change to special 
>> case <script src=....,
> 
> The spec needs to reflect what browsers already do here.

The claim on the lynx-dev list was that a real problem was being caused 
because, unamed popular browsers were treating <script src=.... /> as 
empty, whereas Lynx was eating the following code in CDATA mode.  Their 
analysis was that <tag /> means <tag></tag> in modern HTML, but that is 
not born out by the HTML5 lexical rules, and would be an undesirable of 
XHTML behaviour into HTML.

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/lynx-dev/2007-04/msg00019.html

> P.S. Please consider sending feedback about HTML5 to the WHATWG list:
> http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list#specs

I'll consider it, but I'm already tracking more of these lists that I 
can do justice to.
Received on Sunday, 22 April 2007 13:43:59 GMT

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