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[whatwg] Comment Syntax and Parsing

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 01:39:12 +0100
Message-ID: <20060125013912.q93ew9kazpq8kkw8@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
Quoting Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>:
>> This entire discussion started from the developers of all the 
>> browsers who implemented the SGML comment mode coming to me and 
>> telling me I was stupid for even suggesting that this is how 
>> comments should be parsed. The whole point of all this is to 
>> simplify comment parsing.
> Yes, and I agree with that.  But, besides Mozilla, which of those 
> browser versions that I tested actually have SGML comments enabled?

Opera 9 I assume. If I remember correctly the SGML thing was fixed before the
preview. We currently plan on going back to "normal" comment handling for the
moment. So you could use Opera 8.5 if you do not want SGML comment handling.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2006 16:39:12 UTC

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