Re: [Re: [tags ] - correction]

by Sharon Elix <saelix1970(at)>

 Date:  30 Sep 99 00:11:33 PDT
 To:  Cindy Stanley <stanleysupport(at)>,
  todo: View Thread, Original
"Cindy Stanley" <stanleysupport(at)> wrote:

"This should have read:
will not display the acutal <script> tag itself. I was a bit confused
about what Sharon proclaimed:

:display the contents of the <noscript> tag as well as the content of
:<script> tag.

thinking she was stating that those version of browsers would actually
display the <script> tag itself."


Nope. Sorry for the confusion. I meant that these browsers would display =
actual content of the <noscript> tag as well as the gizmo (for want of a
better term) generated by the script included between the <script> and
</script> tags.

To further muddy the waters, according to the JavaScript bible (aka O'Rei=
Definitive Guide) there are some really old browsers (types and versions =
specified) that:

"... do not even recognize the <script> and </script> tags. This means th=
they ignore the tags themselves and treat all the JavaScript between them=
HTML text to be displayed..."

Unless as all of you surely do, start the script with the HTML comment op=
sequence <!-- and end the last line of the script with //-->.


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