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Re: The intersection of scripting and the use element

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:33:14 -0500
Message-ID: <4CD8CF0A.1010901@mit.edu>
To: "G. Wade Johnson" <gwadej@anomaly.org>
CC: www-svg@w3.org
On 11/8/10 11:31 PM, G. Wade Johnson wrote:
>> No, that's the general behavior for situations in which scripting is
>> disabled: the script does not run but _is_ marked as having executed
>> so cloning it and inserting it elsewhere won't run it.  You can test
>> this with, say, XMLHttpRequest where the responseXML includes
>> <script>  elements.
>
> Okay. That makes sense. But, it still brings me back to my real
> questions. Is this behavior guaranteed by the specs, or is it an
> implementation artifact?

It started as the latter and is moving towards the former, now that we 
actually _have_ specs that are trying to cover that ground (e.g. HTML5).

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 9 November 2010 04:33:52 GMT

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