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[Bug 5586] Comment in selector before > operator - [regression!] - in development snapshot only

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Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 14:54:02 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from CecilWard <cecil@cecilward.com>  2009-02-17 14:54:01 ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> Fixed on qa-dev.w3.org (change to the grammar seems in sync with the scanner
> definition of comment handling)

Agreed. Not only does it seem that this one issue is now fixed, but the grammar
change mentioned earlier, which takes a brute-force approach to making comments
go away when adjacent to whitespace, is a good thing everywhere surely.

It seems that the fix has been done without causing damage to the strict
requirements of @charset, which is now appears to be parsed, as it needs to be,
very much as a special case, more like an atomic unit, an approach which will
make @charset safe from changes elsewhere in the grammar.

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