Why don't self-closing script tags work?

What is the reason browsers do not correctly recognize:

Does this break the concept of XHTML support?

asked May 25, 2015 in HTML by rahulgii
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XHTML 1 specification says:

С.3. Element Minimization and Empty Element Content

Given an empty instance of an element whose content model is not EMPTY (for example, an empty title or paragraph) do not use the minimized form (e.g. use

and not

XHTML DTD specifies script tags as:

answered May 25, 2015 by rahulgii