[whatwg] Should script run if it comes from a HTML fragment?

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> >
> > * innerHTML doesn't run scripts and they are inserted disabled.
> FWIW, here's a counter-example: http://www.oele.net/innerhtmljs2.html
> The above runs the script in all browsers except Firefox 4 (which 
> follows the spec). The pattern is reportedly from the 
> http://crossbrowserajax.com/ library.
> However, http://www.oele.net/innerhtmljs.html doesn't run in IE9 PP7.
> I'm not thrilled about adding code to support this quirky pattern at 
> this point of the release cycle (evang is being attempted), but I 
> thought I'd mention this finding even though I'm not asking for a spec 
> change (at least not yet).

Wow. That difference is absurd.

Since Gecko and WebKit both do what the spec says now, I've left the spec 
as is. I don't even know where I'd begin in terms of doing what IE does 

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