[whatwg] Script, style and backwards compatibility
simonp at opera.com
Fri May 9 03:20:55 PDT 2008
On Fri, 09 May 2008 08:06:19 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 May 2008, �ke J�rvklo wrote:
>> 2008/5/9 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
>> > Is there really any need to escape the contents of <script>/<style> at
>> > all These days?
No, but AIUI the reaction was more like "Hey, HTML 5 doesn't say anything
about escaping <script>/<style>, does that mean that it doesn't support
escaped <script>/<style> and thus my pages will stop working in browsers
implementing HTML 5?".
>> I don't know - does HTML5 currently handle situations like <script
>> text/html serializations?
(The first </script> tag would close the script element.)
> Sure, you just do the same as you've always had to do:
...works too and is allowed per HTML 5. Well, except that the written
</script> tag then results in a parse error.)
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