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[Bug 6125] HTML validator fails for "--" within comment blocks

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Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 21:10:24 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6125





--- Comment #3 from Damien B <kame@cinemasie.com>  2008-09-29 21:10:24 ---
"Is there any technical reason? If the parser sees "<!--", the next thing to
look for is probably "-->", I wonder why "--" in between is checked?"

Because, as stated in the specification,
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/intro/sgmltut.html#h-3.2.4 , the comment end
delimiter is "--" not "-->".


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