[whatwg] Script, style and backwards compatibility
ian at hixie.ch
Fri May 9 09:37:59 PDT 2008
On Fri, 9 May 2008, Simon Pieters wrote:
> > > >
> > > > 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?".
Hm. What should I say? I can't really work out what to say that doesn't
sound really weird.
> (FWIW, this:
> ...works too and is allowed per HTML 5. Well, except that the written
> </script> tag then results in a parse error.)
True. I don't think we really want to be mentioning that though, since the
<!-- and --> bits aren't just syntax -- they're also in the script.
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