[html5] <script> tag "type" and backwards compatibility?
Jukka K. Korpela
jukka.k.korpela at kolumbus.fi
Wed Apr 27 14:01:32 PDT 2011
Micky Hulse wrote:
> Will "<script>" tag work in older browsers if I omit the "type"
don't think there's a single exception to this.
> I assume that it would be safest for me to specify the content type
> for the sake of older browsers?
I don't think it implies any safety. And there's a small risk in using it.
If you mistype the content type name, e.g. type="text/javascirpt", browsers
will ignore the script element's content without saying anything - they just
treat it as written in an unknown language.
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