[whatwg] Serialize comments that contain "-->"

On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 08:11:05 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> The spec says:
> # If the element's contents are not conformant, it is possible that
> # the roundtripping through innerHTML will not work. For instance, if
> # the element is a textarea element to which a Comment node has been
> # appended, then assigning innerHTML to itself will result in the
> # comment being displayed in the text field. Similarly, if, as a
> # result of DOM manipulation, the element contains a comment that
> # contains the literal string "-->", then when the result of
> # serialising the element is parsed, the comment will be truncated at
> # that point and the rest of the comment will be interpreted as
> # markup. Another example would be making a script element contain a
> # text node with the text string "</script>".
> It currently says this for innerHTML. Should I say it in other places  
> too?
> Or would something else be better?

It's ok as it is now.

Simon Pieters

Received on Wednesday, 6 June 2007 14:26:32 UTC