[whatwg] CDATA and RCDATA restrictions don't always trigger a parse error
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 20 13:35:37 PDT 2007
On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Jun 20, 2007, at 14:48, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > Currently CDATA and RCDATA are required not to contain the string </script>
> > for instance if the start tag is <script>. However, the following does not
> > trigger a parse error:
> > <script><!-- </script> --></script>
> > yet it is non-conforming. Given that conformance checkers are required to
> > follow the parsing section this is a problem I think.
> Would there be harm in resolving this by making it conforming?
My intent is to make it conforming, but I don't know how to express the
author conformance requirement clearly without defining some abstract
terms and having a whole chapter about it.
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