Page template comment syntax is too verbose

Bug #120005 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas
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Bug Description

When a developer wants to include a comment in a page template, that cannot be seen by viewing the HTML source of the resulting page, the current way of doing it is
    <tal:whatever condition="nothing">
      Comment goes here.
    </tal:whatever>

This has a high ratio of comment syntax to comment text. It would be nice if I could do something as compact as
    <!>Comment goes here.</!>

This could be achieved in any of several ways:
* adding it to upstream TAL (see also <http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zpt/2001-May/thread.html#1091>);
* adding it to our own TAL tree;
* switching to a different template language that has a more compact comment syntax.

description: updated
Changed in launchpad:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Curtis Hovey (sinzui)
visibility: private → public
Curtis Hovey (sinzui)
Changed in launchpad-foundations:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
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