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[whatwg] Parsing: comments (was: Re: About adopting quirks mode parsing)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 02:33:00 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706220231010.31033@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 14 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2007 03:17:16 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> >
> > I haven't looked at the parsing of comments in PCDATA mode yet but I'm 
> > guessing we'll have to support <!--> there too.
> 
> Yeah, and <!---> too iirc.

Done.


> There's some other e-mail dealing with that. And maybe also <!-- --!> 
> given the amount of people that rely on that working versus people that 
> rely on <!-- --!> --> working... We're encountering some difficulties 
> with the current algorithm.

IE doesn't seem to do that. So I've opted to not support that for now. 
Keep me updated on this tough.

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