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[whatwg] [wf2] Comments in textarea

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 08:34:32 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810280834130.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
> There is a parsing requirement in WF2[1] I believe is incorrect:
> 
>   For textarea elements containing tags in HTML
>      The tags should be parsed as character data, but entities and
>      comments should be recognised and handled correctly.
> 
> AFAICT browsers parse comments as character data too (ignoring the weird
> "pseudo-comment" parsing).

Handled this in the parser section. Let me know if I screwed it up.

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