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any script tag right after html tag breaks call of Element as function in IE8

Reported by igorium | August 27th, 2010 @ 02:03 PM

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<script type="text/javascript">
    alert("hello, I ruin your prototype.js");

<script src="prototype.js"></script>

    var el = Element("h2", {}); //this one returns Element function
    //var el = new Element("h2", {}); //works
    //var el = Element("h2", {})("h2", {}); //works
    //var el = Element.call(window, "h2", {}); //works

    el.update("some text"); //BANG! error


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