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RE: [SWISH-E:284] Re: Swish comments

From: Paul J. Lucas <pjl(at)>
Date: Fri May 08 1998 - 16:37:06 GMT
On Fri, 8 May 1998, David Norris wrote:

> However, a comment should not contain a series of hyphens (e.g. --, ---, etc
> ) other than to open and close the comment.

	Yesy, that's what the spec says, but many people do it anyway,

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	I coded to handle practice rather than be pedantic.  HTML tools
	should be as forgiving as HTML itself is.

	- Paul J. Lucas
	  NASA Ames Research Center		Caelum Research Corporation
	  Moffett Field, California		San Jose, California
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Received on Fri May 8 09:46:12 1998