[thelist] TIP: Firefox and the double dash

M. Seyon evolt07 at delime.com
Fri Nov 3 23:49:49 CST 2006

Hi Anthony, it's actually recommended in the specs that one not use "two or 
more adjacent hyphens inside comments"



Message from Anthony Baratta (10/31/2006 01:21 PM)

>Not sure if this is a bug or a feature but Firefox has issues with double 
>dashes with HTML Comment Tags.
>For example, a properly formatted HTML Comment should look lke this (using 
>square brackets instead of angle brackets):
>[!-- This is a valid comment --]
>However, when you have a double dash within the comment, not at the end, 
>Firefox freaks out and will make the comment "extend beyond the area it should.
>[!-- This is not -- a valid comment --]

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