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

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Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 00:48:09 +0000
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--- Comment #29 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-05-17 00:48:09 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #27)

> Conformance checkers are allowed to give any warnings they like. Nothing is
> stopping them. 

You almost suggest it yourself: how about adding in the spec that conformance
checkers  are **recommended to warn** against comments before the DOCTYPE? 
Then we leave it to what they are
free to do - nothing is stopping them from not warning, if they don't want to.

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