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Re: Early comment termination error

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 13:51:47 +0900
To: Andy Fragen <lists@thefragens.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050318045147.GB22797@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hello Andy.

On Thu, Mar 17, 2005, Andy Fragen wrote:
> Quite by accident I found that if a trackback autodiscovery description,
> or I assume any field, contains a '--' (double dash), this is
> misinterpreted by the validator as a comment termination.

Are you sure you're not the one misinterpreting it as a
misinterpretation? :) "--" *is* a comment close delimiter,
see:
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/intro/sgmltut.html#h-3.2.4
 
Regards,
-- 
olivier
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