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Re: Status on IE6 and XML Conformance

At 01:18 PM 10/09/01 -0700, Joshua Allen wrote:

>OK, here is the current plan of record for us to address the two
>important conformance issues that have been raised:
>Q) IE rejects characters above 0x10000.
>A) This is just plain bug, and we are going to fix this.
>Q) IE doesn't crash on control characters.
>A) We are planning to still allow these to be displayed, but flag them
>   "not well-formed" using Julian's or a similar style sheet, so that
>   user knows there is a problem.

Sounds like a sensible approach.  The only thing to watch out for 
is, if the bad character is 5 screenfulls into the doc, the "you've
got a problem" message needs to be in the first screen - which is 
what IE normally does.

Good on ya, guys.  -Tim