Patrick Moloney wrote:
> Thanks for all the replies.
> As I said in my original post the comments are on the first lines of the
> included file and are HTML comments. I'll have to look closer at comment
> syntax - I see there are "empty comments" and issues with pairs of
> double hyphens.
> My overall code worked well with 2 comment lines, then had issues with
> the third. I eventually removed my third comment (no problem) then
> copied my 2nd comment as the 3rd (problem returns).
> I had some double hyphens "--" which seemed to cause problems sometimes.
> I'm also thinking that it is seeing pairs of "--" that are causing
> issues in odd numbers (half-pairs) only.
> I'll have to look closer.

By definition, A comment declaration starts with <!, followed by zero or
more comments, followed by >. A comment starts and ends with "--", and
does not contain any occurrence of "--".

This being said, depending on how you do it, some browsers will get it
wrong, so to keep it simple:

An HTML comment begins with "<!--", ends with "-->" and does not contain
"--" or ">" anywhere in the comment.


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