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#13161 closed bug (invalid)

Opened January 06, 2013 01:27PM UTC

Closed January 21, 2013 09:05AM UTC

Inconsistant behavior for .append on <script> tag

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: None
Component: unfiled Version: 1.8.2
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

I have a very simple script:

$('<script />')
    .attr('id', 'myScript')
    .attr('src', 'the-src-to-script')

For this code, I was expecting a <script> tag appended to <head> element with an id attribute of 'myScript', however jQuery lost the id attribute.

Dig into its source code, after the calling sequence "appendTo -> append -> domManip -> buildFragment", jQuery filters out all <script> tag to the "scripts" variable, and use .ajax method to load them, which certainly would create a new <script> tag without any custom attribute.

For this inconsistant behavior, is it possible that replace the .ajax call part, instead create a <script> element, merge all attributes to the new element, and then append it to a reasonable place.

By the way, this bug also puts the <script> element to a wrong place (as the first element of <head>, not the behavior of "append")

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Changed January 06, 2013 02:38PM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

owner: →
status: newpending

Please provide a complete test case using the work-in-progress version so we can evaluate this. Also, you might want to consider using $.getScript() if you just need to load a script.

Changed January 21, 2013 09:05AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:2

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

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