[OS X TeX] (OT) Speaking of plist files...

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Sat Nov 25 15:26:29 EST 2006

Am 25.11.2006 um 21:01 schrieb Jan Anderssen:

> Hi -
> sorry this is fairly unspecific, just an observation.
> On Nov 21, 2006, at 9:43 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Are .plist files supposed to allow nested comments? Both plist  
>> editors I have (PlistEdit Pro and Apple's Property List Editor)  
>> are unhappy with them.
> I've never noticed an xml format which allowed nested comments of  
> the form <!-- comment <!-- comment 2 --> -->. I don't know if it's  
> a general limitation of xml though.
> I think in general there's another type of comment which looks like  
> this: <![IGNORE[ ... ]]> and which can contain other comments.  
> Specifics might depend on the particular DTD though - I don't know  
> for .plist files.

Mac OS X Property Lists contain this comment:

	<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN"  



A child of five could understand this!  Fetch me a child of five.

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