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[Bug 12072] Comments before <!DOCTYPE html> should be forbidden

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Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 20:09:37 +0000
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--- Comment #12 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-02-16 20:09:36 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #8)
>(In reply to comment #6)

>The market share of IE is no longer 90%, so it should be considered that there
>is no such issue in Firefox, Opera or Safari/Chrome when a desicion is made.

Following that logic, there is even less reason to make the XML declaration
non-conforming. (Bug 12073)

>When the chips are down, simply include it in Acid 4. That helped with other
>issues before (text/plain).

It will anyhow affect legacy browsers, including IE9.

ACID4 can check for correct behaviour even if <!----><!DOCTYPE html> becomes

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