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Re: The SCRIPT element

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 09:19:27 -0700
Cc: "Francois Remy" <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "CSS 3 W3C Group" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <88E52438-99C9-44AC-875F-21D92613D401@comcast.net>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

On Jul 16, 2008, at 8:58 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 17:55:12 +0200, Francois Remy <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr 
> > wrote:
>> This is not the way IE7, IE8b1 and Opera 9.5 does.
>> But this is in fact right in FireFox 2+ and Safari 3.
>> I also found a strange bug in Opera 9.5.
>> If you push the "fit to screen button"
>> (whatever the old state was), the
>> script appears on the screen.
>> If we have <script><!-- --></script> display, we should
>> see no content in the script (because this is a comment
>> that's in the script). But in Firefox and Safari, we see
>> the <!-- --> as plain text. In Opera, after the "fit" button
>> was pressed, we can see the "<!-- -->".
> That sounds correct for HTML, since <script> is not parsed like any  
> other element.

That seems to contradict your earlier statement:

On Jul 16, 2008, at 8:28 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> It's not really special in any particular way when it comes to CSS  
> layout.

If what you say is true about it being like any other element, then if  
the script tag is set to display:block, shouldn't the comment part be  
hidden, while still allowing borders and padding and such on the  
script element? 
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 16:20:07 UTC

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