[whatwg] Proposal for separating script downloads and execution

Glenn Maynard glenn at zewt.org
Fri Mar 4 12:27:14 PST 2011

On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 3:04 PM, Kyle Simpson <getify at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can someone double-check that onreadystatechange does not actually work for
>> this in IE9 in standards mode?  IE9 seems to no longer fire
>> onreadystatechange when the script is not in the document.  (onerror is,
>> though, which I think is a spec violation.)
>> http://zewt.org/~glenn/test-script-preload-onreadystatechange/standards-mode.html(onreadystatechange
>> not fired)
>> http://zewt.org/~glenn/test-script-preload-onreadystatechange/quirks-mode.html(onreadystatechange
>> fired)
> In IE9 RC1, both those tests fired the "onreadystatechange: loaded" alert.
> Isn't that expected behavior? What led you to believe it was broken?

My IE9 VM is out of date, apparently.  I'm guessing they removed this and
then restored it.  I'll check for an update--thanks for checking this.

Glenn Maynard

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