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[Bug 2919] Validator passes various kinds of 'escaped' HTML-style comments

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Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 22:15:47 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=2919

           Summary: Validator passes various kinds of 'escaped' HTML-style
                    comments
           Product: CSSValidator
           Version: CSS Validator
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: CSS 2.0
        AssignedTo: ot@w3.org
        ReportedBy: cecil@cecilward.com
         QAContact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org


I assume that none of the following are valid if my reading of the CSS 2.1
grammar is correct -

<\!-- \-->
<\!-- -\->
<\!-- -\\->
<\!-- --\>
<\!-- --\\>
<\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\!-- --\\>

yet are passed by the CSS validator.

Regards,

Cecil Ward.
Received on Wednesday, 22 February 2006 22:15:50 UTC

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