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[whatwg] Parsing: comment tokenization

From: Kornel Lesinski <kornel@osiolki.net>
Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 14:00:33 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tqezq8ub4suneb@g5.local>
On Sat, 07 Apr 2007 13:27:14 +0100, Nicholas Shanks  
<contact at nickshanks.com> wrote:

> 2) A double HYPHEN-MINUS delimits comments within tags, this provides
> compatibility with XML and SGML and changing this needlessly in HTML5
> will just complicate conversion.

HTML5 is not an application of SGML and I think it has been proven by now  
that it doesn't make sense to keep pretending it is (see story about SGML  
comment in Acid2).

-- 
regards, Kornel Lesi?ski
Received on Saturday, 7 April 2007 06:00:33 UTC

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