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Re: Valid use of <embed> in HTML4

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2010 04:40:48 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100206044048941869.49ce1f4f@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Michael Adams, Sat, 06 Feb 2010 11:23:19 +1300:
> On Saturday 06 February 2010 09:46, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> The proper advice w.r.t. SGML comments is to only use XHTML comments.
> Forgive my ignorance, but i thought the only connection XHTML had with SGML 
> was third party via HTML; XHTML being created as XML for the web. Perhaps i 
> have misread the histories.

By saying "XHTML comments"  I meant "HTML comments that also conform to 
the XHTML comment syntax". I don't know if that answered your question. 
An XHTML comment looks like this: <!-- comment -->. As you can see it 
is a simple subset of the HTML4/SGML comment system -- because 
SGML/HTML4 allows a more elaborate/gotcha comment system. 
leif halvard silli
Received on Saturday, 6 February 2010 08:41:10 UTC

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