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RE: Bad News on IE6 XML Support


if the whole point is to allow IE6 to display a non wellformed XML file --
why isn't it displayed as text (instead of the DHTML view that's the result
of applying defaultss.xsl)?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Brownell [mailto:david-b@pacbell.net]
> Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 10:08 AM
> To: Joshua Allen; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: Bad News on IE6 XML Support
> Sorry, this one is just ludicrous.  Notepad isn't claiming
> to be parsing XML.  It's not at all like having the IE6 XML
> parser default to believing in "XML" that clearly is broken;
> it's not creating/perpetuating an interop problem.
> Apples compare best against other apples, not oranges.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joshua Allen" <joshuaa@microsoft.com>
> To: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@allette.com.au>; <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
> Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 12:46 AM
> Subject: RE: Bad News on IE6 XML Support
> >No, they chose to penalize everyone else's XML systems. If that IE
> >parser accepts something and Oracle's correctly finds the error,
> >are the punters supposed to know that MS messed up and Oracle is
> >correct?
> Should notepad.exe also alert users to anything that might fail in
> Oracle or MSXML3?  When someone loads the invalid file in MSXML3, it
> bombs -- does the user say "Notepad let me parse that file!  Who is
> right, Microsoft or Microsoft?!?"
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