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[whatwg] Comment Syntax and Parsing

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 10:44:41 +0200
Message-ID: <AC116033-B574-4E3B-88DC-5DA5C54FCB04@iki.fi>

On Jan 23, 2006, at 05:23, Ian Hickson wrote:

> Yeah. The question is do we really want to confuse people by  
> telling them
> that their comment is invalid when they write:
>
>    <!----------------------------->
>
> ...?

I'd say "yes" in order to make document conformance a good guarantee  
of compatibility including compatibility with parsers that implement  
SGML-style comments.

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Henri Sivonen
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