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HTML comment within <script> tags

Are HTML comments within script tags ignored? Or does commented out code not run? For example: <script> <!-- window.onload = alert('test'); --> </script>

11/12/2018 1:46:07 PM

Brendon Bosman

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+8

It is ignored. https://code.sololearn.com/W53RVkVh544O/?ref=app

+1

Thanks. I've seen it being used on a website but it seemed to be done as a form of code obfuscation. It used unescape('long string of characters'); I assume it's to prevent web scraping maybe.