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   Re: bug report: msxml3, loadXML()

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: francis@redrice.com, xml-dev <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2000 09:25:30 -0400

At 01:59 PM 9/27/00 +0100, Francis Norton wrote:
>This caused me some grief. I think it's an absence-of-error-message bug
>and an absence-of-documentation bug even if the behaviour is apparently
>"by design".
>I've just run into an anomaly with the July MSXML3 loadXML() method (a
>non-DOM method for loading XML from a string as if using load() from a
>In the bug center it is documented (search for strings "xml encoding",
>choose Q247798) that it only accepts strings in UTG-16 encoding. 
>This isn't documented in the method documention, however. 

It should be documented in the method documentation (and hopefully will
be), but you might also want to take a look at "How to Encode XML Data", a
piece Chris Lovett wrote for MSDN:


Simon St.Laurent
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
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