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Re: Executing script-inserted external scripts in insertion order

From: Tony Gentilcore <tonyg@google.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:38:34 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=q+fJKui8_+f5OQKoOH6rSmO5pkzmQn8p8R8iy@mail.gmail.com>
To: Getify <getify@gmail.com>
Cc: public html <public-html@w3.org>
Nice writeup! The .async=false proposal you outline in the wiki looks great
to me. I'm happy to put together a WebKit patch if we settle on it and
there's a bug for Hixie to update the spec.

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Getify <getify@gmail.com> wrote:

> ´╗┐Given the extreme length and complexity of this email thread, and that one
> main proposal has emerged (with some viable alternatives to discuss), I've
> created a Wiki page to formalize the proposal and discussion points, which
> also helps us easier track through than the email thread currently does.
> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Dynamic_Script_Execution_Order
> At this point, I'd like to suggest that this email thread be suspended (at
> least until we have further action to take), and that we move the discussion
> of the proposal and alternatives to the Wiki page. I encourage each
> participant in this thread (especially those with the alternate proposals)
> to review what I've written to ensure accuracy and fair balance, and to make
> any corrections as necessary if I misstated anything, as well as add details
> which are relevant that I missed. I also encourage you to use the
> "discussion" feature of the page to further any discussion points which are
> not yet ready to be written up in the main Wiki page.
> --Kyle
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 2:42 AM
> To: "public html" <public-html@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: Executing script-inserted external scripts in insertion order
>  Having a script execution mechanism that's not tied to
>>> HTMLScriptElement nodes means that over time we'd potentially have to
>>> duplicate everything that now assumes HTMLScriptElement nodes
>>> including:
>>> * document.currentScript (so far a Gecko-only thing with a proposal
>>> posted to WHATWG)
>>> * various event handlers for tracking the script
>>> * setting the script type (The current executeScript() proposal seems
>>> to be limited to "text/javascript" scripts. I realize that some people
>>> may consider this a feature rather than a bug.)
>> * Setting the charset override for the script.
>> --
>> Henri Sivonen
>> hsivonen@iki.fi
>> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Saturday, 30 October 2010 00:39:37 UTC

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