[whatwg] readystatechange for SCRIPT
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Sep 8 13:57:25 PDT 2011
On Thu, 8 Sep 2011, Hallvord R. M. Steen wrote:
> Siterer Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> > Note that I recently checked in some changes to <script> to expose a
> > readyState IDL attribute and to fire 'readystatechange' events, based
> > on what IE has implemented here.
> as far as I know Opera is currently the only browser that supports both
> script.onload and script.onreadystatechange, and this is causing us
> compatibility problems because many scripts set both and expect only one
> of them to run. For this reason, we plan to drop
> script.onreadystatechange support. Including it in the spec may not be a
> good idea, since in our experience firing both load and readystatechange
> events on SCRIPT will be painful. I suggest removing the latter again.
Interesting. We added it for compatibility reasons!
Do you have any examples of pages that do this so I could study them?
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