[whatwg] text/html conformance checkers and CDATA

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Should text/html conformance checkers treat the string '</' as the end 
> of <script> and <style> as in SGML or should they look for the entire 
> end tag as in tag soup?

Entire end tag.

> I think conformance checkers should not allow '</' in elements whose 
> content model in HTML 4 was CDATA.

Right, it's a parse error. It has defined handling, though. (It's a pretty 
harmless parse error.)

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