[whatwg] The set of supported @type values for <script> is a bit odd

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Fri May 25 23:32:01 PDT 2012

On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 4:01 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> If the weird values are just for compatibility, then I think it would be better to change the spec to drop the ones no one implements. I certainly would not want the list of versioned types to expand over time with new JavaScript versions, so there is no need for it to be a consistent or logical set.

That is done to define language and type using the same underlying
list of values. We can of course change the way language ought to be

Anne — Opera Software

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