Comments in HTML (fwd)

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Mon, 10 Jun 1996 18:57:39 -0700 (PDT)

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Subject: Comments in HTML (fwd)
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 1996 18:57:39 -0700 (PDT)
From: MegaZone <>

Once upon a time Rude Boy shaped the electrons to say...
>can't I thought I'd ask you lot. The question I have concerns comments 
>eg. the stuff between <!-- .... -->.   I realise that placing HTML within 
>these can make some browsers fall over and die, but is it actually 
>_Legal_ HTML  or not ???

Well, it will validate according to WebTechs.  I tried:

<!-- <H1>boo</H1> -->

The problem is some browsers terminate comments at the first '>' instead of
at '-->' so they will see '<!-- <H1>' as a comment and then put
'boo</H1> -->' on the users screen.

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