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From:Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2004, 0:06
Benct Philip Jonsson wrote:
> At 22:54 9.1.2004, jcowan@REUTERSHEALTH.COM wrote: > >> 8) Don't wrap scripts in comment markers (<!-- ... -->). > > > Hwí ná, or why not as you say in English?
Because an XML-conformant user agent will ignore anything in comment markers and the scripting engine will never see it. In non-X HTML, user agents would just pass anything in a SCRIPT element to the scripting engine (which would ignore HTML comments), but XML doesn't allow for this special case AIUI.