[whatwg] Proposal for separating script downloads and execution

Jorge jorge at jorgechamorro.com
Wed Feb 23 01:16:17 PST 2011

On 23/02/2011, at 04:57, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 2/22/11 10:42 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> Including execute() being synchronous, raising SyntaxError exceptions
>> for parse errors, and uncaught exceptions from the script being
>> propagated up through execute() to its caller?
> Hmm.  That last one might take some work in Gecko, if it's even sanely possible, but the rest of it shouldn't be that bad.

Wouldn't this :

HTMLScriptElement.prototype.execute= function execute () {
  // ... 
  return (1, eval)( this.innerText ); // global eval

do it ?

(only that it should be "privileged": able to bypass the usual s.o.p. restrictions wrt .innerText...)

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