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Re: Comment syntax

From: Jens O. Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:31:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJ0g8QRDGq2qzTGk4zN6nompRaaWC0fzcwc68xg7jVDeKKXBWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com" <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
> > >  one-line comments via e.g. “//”?
>
>> It would also mean that the // combinator we're using for
>> table columns wouldn't work. ^_^
>
> Maybe it's time (before it's too late) to reconsider the combinator syntax
> while it is not implemented yet (once implemented, it would close possibility
> to introduce handy one-line comment syntax in future at all). Currently, it's
> quite confusing that C++-style comments (/**/) do work in CSS while
> C-style comments (//) do not.

+1.

What case would need to be built to have this considered? I’d deem the
“//” comment syntax a useful and otherwise straight-forward “feature.”

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Jens O. Meiert
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