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> Is "--" allowed in the content of comment in a XML by
> any means and call it legal XML?.

It is not allowed. Production 15 says it is not allowed; the "for
compatibility" text says why the designers made this rule.

Yes: I used to think it meant that if you weren't interested in SGML
compatibility, you could ignore the rule; but it doesn't, and you can't.

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@ntlworld.com
work: Michael.Kay@softwareag.com 


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