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[whatwg] text/html conformance checkers and CDATA

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 00:41:08 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0602250040440.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, David H?s?ther wrote:
>
> On 2005-07-26 03:38, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> 
> > I believe "</" is only valid in script and style elements according to 
> > SGML rules when it is the end-tag for the elements [...]
> 
> Only ETAGO delimiter-in-context (i.e. "</" followed by a name start
> character) will be recognized as an end-tag. The string "</" alone will
> mean just data to the parser.

In HTML5, </ on its own is enough to be a parse error.

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