| ||Ask HN: Why didn't the early web support more client side languages?|
38 points by dcminter 51 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 69 comments |
|Disclaimer: I'm a backender so I may have this all wrong :)|
The script element in HTML has provided the language property since its introduction, though nowadays it is deprecated in favour of the type attribute.
Was it the baleful influence of IE6 or some other winner-takes-all effect or what?
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