[whatwg] text/html conformance checkers and comments

David Håsäther hasather at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 03:09:37 PDT 2005

On 2005-07-26 12:01, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> > The only real use I've ever seen for a "null" comment declaration is to
> > suppress markup as in &<!>amp;
> Why not just do it properly as &amp;?  That way it works for both 
> HTML and XHTML, whereas your version is only valid for HTML.

It's in no way more proper, but yes of course, that's how I would do it.
I was rather pointing out the only use I've come across for this
seemingly useless construct.

David Håsäther

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