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[Bug 20974] New: Comments including meta tag

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Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:45:06 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-20974-169@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

            Bug ID: 20974
           Summary: Comments including meta tag
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: Validator
           Version: HEAD
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5
          Assignee: mike+validator@w3.org
          Reporter: iaack@yahoo.co.jp
        QA Contact: www-validator-cvs@w3.org

The validator fails to handle comments including meta tags like this

<!DOCTYPE html>

 <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=Shift_JIS">

After validated, This text will be changed to

<!DOCTYPE html>

 <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"><!-- <meta
http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=Shift_JIS"> -->

The error message is following

Consecutive hyphens did not terminate a comment. -- is not permitted inside a
comment, but e.g. - - is.

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