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Re: LC Comment - Script & Progressive Rendering / Multiple Pages

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 05:40:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0702280539430.7417@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > Jim Ley wrote:
> >
> > > Removing, inserting or altering script elements once the document 
> > > has been loaded has no effect.
> >
> > May I ask why there is this clause?  The "altering" and "removing" 
> > part makes sense, but in other markup languages creating a brand-new 
> > <script> and inserting it into the document will execute that 
> > script...
> 
> I'd be happy if you could come up with a suitable specification of how 
> that works I'd be happy with it, I've not seen it specified currently 
> and as it's completely unnecessary, I think it's easier to just say not 
> allowed.  The HTML behaviour is not consistent across browsers.

I've tried to spec this now. Please let me know if the spec for this in 
the Web Apps 1.0 spec passes your bar of "suitable" or not.

Cheers,
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