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[whatwg] Comment Syntax and Parsing

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 00:40:34 +0200
Message-ID: <B7DFD0B1-13DD-4CEB-8384-809A7F5BB509@iki.fi>
On Jan 23, 2006, at 23:39, Ian Hickson wrote:

> By the way, Henri, thanks for your comments a few months back about
> parsing. I've been using them, and have agreed and implemented most of
> them in the spec so far.

Cool!

>> I think allowing paired double hyphens with whitespace in between  
>> [would
>> make sense]
>
> That seems like excessive complexity for conformance checkers, with  
> very
> little benefit (beyond the theoretical).

I agree. My above-quoted opinion about paired double hyphens was  
badly thought out.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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