[thelist] TIP: Firefox and the double dash

Max Schwanekamp lists at neptunewebworks.com
Sat Nov 4 17:24:57 CST 2006

> Message from Anthony Baratta
> >Not sure if this is a bug or a feature but Firefox has issues with 
> >double dashes with HTML Comment Tags.

> From: M. Seyon 
> Hi Anthony, it's actually recommended in the specs that one 
> not use "two or more adjacent hyphens inside comments"
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/intro/sgmltut.html#idx-HTML

To be specific, the -- is the comment delimiter, which is distinct from the
open markup delimiter <! and close markup delimiter >.

Max Schwanekamp

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