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   RE: IE 5.5 broken still

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  • From: David Valera <dvalera@pcl-hage.nl>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 10:58:36 +0200

> In IE 5.n, go to page
>  http://www.ascc.net/xml/test/utf-8/text_xml/zh-utf8-0.xml
> Note the last paragraph reads
>  The XML header of this file is .

I tried this with IE 5.5 but I got The XML header of this file is <?xml

so in my case it renders OK.

Even when I try it at home with IE 5.01 I get the same results as above.

> But view source and you will see that the XML says
> <data>The XML header of this file is
> &lt;?xml encoding="utf-8"?&gt;.
> </data>
> The CSS handler for XML in IE5 apparantly converts it
> to HTML without redelimiting the <, and the HTML  renderer
> strips it as a PI.  As I said, I emailed with an MS engineer before on
> this issue, so the problem is hardly new.

Could it be that something on your system is outdated? (just a wild guess)

David Valera


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