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Re: [Bug 10901] New: Use same parsing for HTML <script> and SVG <script>

From: ddailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 07:47:59 -0400
Message-ID: <38283C1E4E164DA38878445D8A52F4C4@disxgdg31szkx7>
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: "www-svg" <www-svg@w3.org>
Doug wrote:
> I think Hixie summarized it pretty well... this is really a matter of how 
> the SVG <script> element contents are parsed, not how the script itself 
> works.

Yes, and thanks to him for clarifying. I have, now, at least a fuzzy idea of 
what is being discussed.

>  I'm not entirely sure I want document.write() to work in SVG... :)

There have been many times I wished I had it or innerSVG to just be able to 
quickly scribble some markup into a <g> tag without having to type all those 
arthritis-inducing DOM calls, but I'm aware of some of the nastiness of 
parsing document.write that Hixie mentions and would agree that my future 
arthritis is likely to be less of a problem than the mental health costs 
associated with saddling mobile implementers with that particular task.

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