[whatwg] Parsing: comment tokenization
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Sat Apr 7 16:19:08 PDT 2007
On 7 Apr 2007, at 23:48, David Håsäther wrote:
> Markup starting with "<!" are declarations in SGML not tags.
Yeah, sorry. I added the doctype bit after <object> and forgot to go
back and amend the introductory statement. Consider the question to
be "tags and declarations that don't start with <!--" :-)
> But what do you mean by support? From an SGML point of view, it's a
> markup error -- you can only have comments inside a markup
> declaration. I'm pretty sure nothing will "break" though.
Really? I didn't realise that. Suppose it's why <!-- is used and not
Well it's a shame, because it would have been really useful in HTML.
And it reminds me of HyperTalk :-)
> Why do you ask?
Because I don't have access to a Windows machine.
I'd still like to know, if someone has WinIE and a spare moment to
paste it into the DOM tree viewer. I would hope for the comments to
be cut out and no empty attributes created.
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