[OS X TeX] (OT) Speaking of plist files...
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Nov 25 17:31:52 EST 2006
On Nov 25, 2006, at 4:23 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> 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 specifically forbidden.
> A bit further it is explicitly stated that nested comments are not
> allowed in XML.
Well, that is what I expected.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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