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Bug #30455 Livedocs strips HTML comments from source
Submitted: 2004-10-16 07:02 UTC Modified: 2005-02-09 20:47 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (100.0%)
From: Assigned: ilia (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Livedocs problem
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Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-10-16 07:02 UTC]
Livedocs strips comments from files, which is a problem if you want to add comments to HTML blocks in CDATA.

This is the offending line:


/* strip comments */
$data = preg_replace('@<!--\s+.*\s-->@Usm', '', $data);

I'm not sure why this needs to be done, but perhaps it can be removed or improved.


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 [2004-10-16 09:11 UTC]
Yes, those lines can be removed safely.
 [2004-11-13 19:05 UTC] smileaf at ryalth dot com
stripping comments can be a problem if your wanting to use the w3c recommendation to comment script data out for older browsers. 
I'm experiencing this with php 5.0.2 using xsltprocessor
 [2005-02-09 20:47 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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