[whatwg] <noscript> should be allowed in <head>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed May 30 01:26:28 PDT 2007

On Wed, 30 May 2007 10:23:51 +0200, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves  
<justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
> As Anne pointed out, <noscript> is used to display alternative content
> that <script> would have shown.  The kind of content that goes only in
> <body>, usually block elements, and never in <head>.
> If the WebKit developers want to follow IE's broken model on parsing
> even basic HTML like <noscript>, be my guest, but don't try to force
> this into HTML 5 and make it a standard.

Whether or not it should be conforming is a different question. How a  
document is to be parsed is best agreed upon between browser vendors I  
think. We already have enough differences as it is.

Anne van Kesteren

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