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Re: Robot Having a problem with Non-HTML-tag <!--- ...---->

From: Sam Couter <sam@topic.com.au>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 16:47:11 +1000
To: Karl-Otto Linn <linn@informatik.fh-wiesbaden.de>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <19990823164710.D575@beethoven.topic.com.au>
Karl-Otto Linn <linn@informatik.fh-wiesbaden.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have found a similar problem with the robot. If a HTML page contains comments
> of the form "<!--- ....--->" which are used by many authoring tools, the robot
> stops parsing this page at the point the comment begins. It does not
> resynchronize again. Is this a bug or a feature?

This is a bug, and is fixed in CVS. The '--->' didn't end a comment unless it
has exactly one less than a multiple of three dashes (2, 5, 8, etc).
Sam Couter                                             sam@topic.com.au
Internet Engineer
tSA Consulting
Received on Monday, 23 August 1999 02:48:40 UTC

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