Re: Comments in markup?

In article <v02110108ae22e711597e@[]>, (Murray Altheim) wrote:
> Comments are only allowed in declarations. And the only declarations within
> HTML document instances you'll find are comment declarations -- all the
> rest is considered markup. You'll note that you can't put <!ENTITY ..>
> declarations within the document instance either.

Then why can I use comment declarations in an HTML document, but not
other SGML declarations? I'm not asking if any browser gets this right,
just why an SGML parser would barf at it.


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Received on Tuesday, 30 July 1996 07:13:24 UTC