[OS X TeX] (OT) Speaking of plist files...
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Nov 25 17:23:12 EST 2006
On 25-nov-2006, at 21:01, Jan Anderssen wrote:
> 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.
"XML in a nutshell" (big nuts, but I digress) says:
XML comments are syntactically similare to HTML comments. Just as in
HTML, the begin with <!-- and end with the first occurence of -->.
The double hyphen must not appear anywhere inside the comment until
the closing -->. In particular, a three hyphen close like ---> is
A bit further it is explicitly stated that nested comments are not
allowed in XML.
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