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[whatwg] Parse error for "--" in comment end state?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 15:21:42 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0605091519050.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 7 May 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
> Shouldn't the Anything else entry in Comment end state[1] be a parse error? As
> written, the following is allowed:
> 
>   <!-- -- -->
> 
> I thought it shouldn't for compability with the "SGML comments"
> implementations.
> 
> [1] http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#comment1

See:

   http://ln.hixie.ch/?start=1137799947&count=1

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