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- To: "Julian Reschke" <email@example.com>,"XML DEV" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] MSXML3SP3 vs illegal characters
- From: "Joshua Allen" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 14:49:53 -0700
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] MSXML3SP3 vs illegal characters
Actually, I'm the one who made the promise to have that fixed. We had
the fix checked in and preliminary tested about a year ago, and were
just waiting for the right ship vehicle (MSXML4 would not have worked
since IE only uses MSXML3). I am checking now to see
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Reschke [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 5:04 AM
> To: XML DEV
> 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
> > "not well-formed" using Julian's or a similar style sheet, so
> > 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
> > currently in development. I can't give a definite date for SP3, and
> > there is always the possibility that natural disaster or something
> > could change plans. These are the standard "God-willing"
> > though; we are committed to doing both of these things.
> I note that after installing MSXML3SP3, IE6 continues to display XML
> with illegal characters without any warning.
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