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[Bug 7264] New: make <% start a bogus comment

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Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 09:50:58 +0000
To: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-7264-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7264

           Summary: make <% start a bogus comment
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: annevk@opera.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, hsivonen@iki.fi, mike@w3.org, public-
                    html@w3.org


Apparently both WebKit and Trident make <% start a bogus content. The interwebs
depends on this and since it is really trivial to make the HTML parser do this
I think we should add it. It should of course be an error, etc.

Examples:

http://www.lex24.ilsole24ore.com/Redazione/Riforma_cpc/Riforma.html
http://brand.icxo.com/htmlnews/2007/07/11/919666_1.htm
http://yuanyunfu.artron.net/exhibi_2.php?aid=A0000016&wrkid=BRT000000033876
http://blog.pewitt.org/CommentView,guid,56fbd9c0-6c0b-4773-abb7-dafb40fae8a7.aspx


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