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Re: Empty <script> bug (XHTML documents) ->IE6 bug

From: Stéphane LOEUILLET <stephane.loeuillet@tiscali.fr>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 19:45:21 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1073587521.15107.4.camel@localhost>

>>   <script src="js/whatever.js"/>
>this is valid

well, this is valid for XHTML 1.0, for mozilla 1.5 but
Internet Explorer 6 would render an empty page with a JS error
because it can't find a closing </script> even if <script ends with />

it took me a long time to figure that it was an IE bug
neither tidy nor w3c validator reported any error which is normal as my code was compliant

grrr, sending a bomb to redmond
Received on Thursday, 8 January 2004 14:01:22 UTC

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