[thelist] consequences of invalid comment declerations

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Wed Jun 18 09:15:26 CDT 2003


> From: Dunstan Orchard
> are there any known consequences to invalid comment
> declerations in html?
> eg:
> <!-- good comment -->
> <!--- bad comment --->
> I'm writing a review of a site for the owner and it has
> about 50 of these errors per page, I wonder if they're
> worth mentioning or not :o/

was this ever a coldfusion driven site?  if so, that would explain the
comments using a pair of three hyphens instead of two.

i personally wouldn't worry about it, unless the validator throws a nasty
error about them.


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