[jdom-interest] Parsing a comment like <!--- Hello
eross at m-Qube.com
Tue Nov 2 23:32:08 PST 2004
Thanks guys. I had expected there was some reason for the restriction.
Can you add a test case for this?
On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 17:18, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> > That does match the production given in the XML recommendation, so it is
> > valid XML:
> > Comment ::= '<!--' ((Char - '-') | ('-' (Char - '-')))* '-->'
> > The problem is that third "if" in the code, which returns "Comment data
> > cannot start with a hyphen." - according to the above production,
> > comment data *can* start with a hyphen, providing the hyphen is followed
> > by a non-hyphen. Surprised me!
> I'd have to check the CVS logs to be sure, but this one's probably my
> fault. I just checked the XOM code base and I've got the same mistake
> there (fixed now, of course). Anyway, just delete the relevant if clause
> and all should be fine.
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