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Re: The intersection of scripting and the use element

From: G. Wade Johnson <gwadej@anomaly.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 07:02:13 -0600
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20101109070213.406e0b49@sovvan>
On Mon, 08 Nov 2010 23:33:14 -0500
Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> 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).

Thanks, Boris.

That's what I was trying to understand. I look forward to the
clarification of the specs.

G. Wade
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