[whatwg] Comment Syntax and Parsing

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Tue Jan 24 16:22:40 PST 2006

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> Why?  The closer we can define the behaviour to be compatible with existing
>> standards mode behaviours, the better it will be for backwards compatibility?
> This entire discussion started from the developers of all the browsers who 
> implemented the SGML comment mode coming to me and telling me I was stupid 
> for even suggesting that this is how comments should be parsed. The whole 
> point of all this is to simplify comment parsing.

Yes, and I agree with that.  But, besides Mozilla, which of those 
browser versions that I tested actually have SGML comments enabled?

Lachlan Hunt

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