1133Re: [jslint] no comments before html root element?
- Feb 10, 2010On 11/02/10 05:42, Cheney, Edward A SSG RES USAR USARC wrote:
>> First, when the DOM Document getProcessingInstructionsMark already corrected that (hours ago) in his follow-up message.
>> method is called, it will not return the XML declaration.
> I cannot find that method in any of the DOM specifications, so I have no response.
>> Can you tell me if one of the major browsers would have a problem withThe point is that there's no problem whatsoever with having comments
>> the following?
> There is probably not a rendering problem associated with supplying a
> comment prior to the root element and after the document prolog.
before the root element. It's perfectly well-formed XML and XHTML, and
(as far as I can tell, the specs aren't open) also well-formed SGML. You
were talking about the XML declaration and processing instructions, but
none of these have anything to do with the document's root element. I
have never seen comments before the root element to have any effect at
all on quirks mode vs standard rendering, and I have never seen a
browser which failed to handle these comments correctly. You asserted
that the OP was "wrong" in his assessment (that they are valid), so I'll
repeat my request for a source, or at least an example to support your
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