[whatwg] Script-related feedback

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 23 13:27:58 PDT 2010

On Wed, 17 Mar 2010, Steve Souders wrote:
> >
> > Given that it is possible to do this from script, how common is it for 
> > people to do it from script? If it's very common, that would be a good 
> > data point encouraging us to do this sooner rather than later.
> 6 of the top 10 US web sites load scripts after the load event: eBay, 
> Facebook, Bing, MSN.com, MySpace, and Yahoo.

Do we know why they do this rather than use defer="", and whether 
defer="" would handle their use casess?

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