[whatwg] parsing: bogus comments - PIs
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 18 16:45:31 PDT 2006
On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, Shadow2531 wrote:
> <? is a parse error and causes a switch to the bogus comment state.
> So, <?xml-stylesheet type="text/css" href=""?> is a bogus comment.
> "Emit a comment token whose data is the concatenation of all the
> characters from the character that caused the state machine to switch
> into the bogus comment state, up to the last consumed character before
> the U+003E character..."
> I *was* 100% sure that the PI should be parsed into:
> <!--?xml-stylesheet type="text/css" href=""?-->
> However, after rereading that section a few more times, I'm not 100%
> sure whether the 2 ? are included in the concatenation or not?
> I know it says from ? up to ?, but I might be interpreting 'from' and
> 'up to' incorrectly.
> Can someone clarify?
I've tried to clarify the spec. Let me know if it's still ambiguous.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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