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[whatwg] text/html conformance checkers and comments

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2005 12:09:37 +0200
Message-ID: <42E60BE1.1050506@gmail.com>
On 2005-07-26 12:01, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> > The only real use I've ever seen for a "null" comment declaration is to
> > suppress markup as in &<!>amp;
> Why not just do it properly as &amp;amp;?  That way it works for both 
> HTML and XHTML, whereas your version is only valid for HTML.

It's in no way more proper, but yes of course, that's how I would do it.
I was rather pointing out the only use I've come across for this
seemingly useless construct.

David H?s?ther
Received on Tuesday, 26 July 2005 03:09:37 UTC

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