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[Bug 23587] Provide rationale for content restrictions for script tag

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Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:22:08 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> ---
(In reply to Leif Halvard Silli from comment #1)
> (In reply to Jakub Łopuszański from comment #0)


> (2) Solution: Inside the script element, the spec should recommend that
>     authors escape not only the end tag </script> but also the start tag
>     <script>. Alternatively, authors could make sure that the script
>     elemnets ends wiht *two* end tags </script> ...

Or eventually: authors should be told to escape the start tag <script> if it
occurs after the string <!-- inside a script element.

Also, validators should cry out with a warning/error if it sees the construct 


inside a script element.

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