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RE: [SVGMobile12] Question on details of when <script> elements execute

From: Andrew Emmons <aemmons@opentext.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 13:01:21 -0400
Message-ID: <BEF1FB69553AF14BBC63700F25699A13056D36BA@OTWATMX01.opentext.net>
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Andrew Sledd" <Andrew.Sledd@ikivo.com>
Cc: <www-svg@w3.org>

*Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>If a script element is modified before script execution has
>     taken place (eg the xlink:href value is changed while the
>     script the original xlink:href value pointed to is loading),
>     what happens?  

We do not plan to standardize this since it would constrain
implementations; some are synchronous and some are asynchronous. We
agree that results would vary, and therefore recommend that content
authors don't do it.

Kind regards,
Andrew Emmons, on behalf of the SVG working group
Received on Thursday, 20 July 2006 17:01:40 UTC

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