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[Bug 12072] Comments before <!DOCTYPE html> should be forbidden

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--- Comment #22 from Daniel.S <crazy-daniel@gmx.de> 2011-02-19 17:49:45 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #21)
> In contrast, the most *typical* use of  X-UA-COMPATIBLE would probably be the
> opposite: rather that differentiation, make all versions of IE behave as IE7,
> for instance. 

In my experience that's the typical use case, yes.

> That said: a content-model-restriction in HTML5 wouldn't hinder you from,
> validly, using this trick in HTML4 and XHTML1.

I want to use HTML5 and be valid. I also want my website to work across
browsers, though.

So I think that people will more likely ignore the restriction HTML5 puts on
meta elements than using an Conditional Comment with a meta element before the
doctype.

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