[Zope] <dtml-comment> yuk...

Chris Withers chrisw@nipltd.com
Mon, 04 Sep 2000 11:59:42 +0100

Dieter Maurer wrote:
> Chris Withers writes:
>  > Is is just me or does stuff inside a <dtml-comment> get parsed?
> "<dtml-comment>" must do a bit of parsing:
>   It must at least recognized "</dtml-comment>".

well, yeah, but that's not what I meant...

>   Maybe, it wants to recognize nested "<dtml-comment>" (probably not),
>   then it must look at all tags.

that wouldn't be nice ;-(

> Probably, however, <dtml-comment> just uses the same parser
> as every other tag and simply discards its content.
> Then, naturally, the content of "<dtml-comment>....</dtml-comment>"
> must be as syntactically correct as the content of
> e.g. "<dtml-if>....</dtml-if>".

Surely that's a bit inefficient?
I hope the contents don't actually get _executed_ and then discarded
each time as well...

> I would expect: patches welcome.

Yes, indeed :-)