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over a year ago (), Jonathan Marsh 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 as
> "not well-formed" using Julian's or a similar style sheet, so that the
> user knows there is a problem.
> The soonest we could have this fix available would be the MSXML SP3
> release (SP2 already shipped with IE6 and Windows XP). So SP3 is the SP
> currently in development. I can't give a definite date for SP3, and
> there is always the possibility that natural disaster or something else
> could change plans. These are the standard "God-willing" disclaimers,
> though; we are committed to doing both of these things.
I note that after installing MSXML3SP3, IE6 continues to display XML files
with illegal characters without any warning.
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