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Re: Document conformance and non-empty <script src>

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 13:39:44 +0200
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ua61ciq1idj3kv@zcorpandell.palace.opera.no>

On Thu, 15 May 2008 09:28:50 +0200, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)  
<P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk> wrote:

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> Simon Pieters wrote:
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>> Note though that // and <!-- are also javascript comments.
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> Can you provide a reference for the latter assertion ?
> SAMS "Pure JavaScript" makes no mention of "<!--",
> although it documents "//" and "/* ... */".

It's not specced anywhere AFAIK, but de facto it's equivalent to "//".

See http://tc.labs.opera.com/ecmascript/html-comments/ . (Some browsers  
also treat "-->" magically, I think, but that might not be needed for Web  
compat.)

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 15 May 2008 11:49:15 GMT

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