>> I would like to appologize if I am off topic. I am not sure who to ask. I
am using <!-- ... --!>

>> to comment out a line in a PHP file. Firefox2.x will use it to comment
out a link and IE7 will not use. 

>> Am I doing the commenting a line out right? 

 

> For an HTML comment, you should use <!-- ... --> (no ! in the closing
tag). The reason it worked in 

> Firefox is that it interprets *any* instance of "--" as a closing comment
tag. As far as I know, 

> all other browsers will wait until they get the standard "-->". 



Firefox gets it right since these ("--") are the  comment delimeters.  "<!"
and ">" are markup declaration delimiters. 

 

http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/intro/sgmltut.html#h-3.2.4

 

-- 

Regards,

Thierry | http://www.TJKDesign.com

 

 



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