RE: 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:julian.reschke@g...] > Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 5:04 AM > To: XML DEV > > Hi, > > 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. > > Julian > >  <http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200109/msg00368.html> > > -- > <green/>bytes GmbH -- http://www.greenbytes.de -- tel:+492512807760 > > > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an > initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > > The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > > To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription > manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl> >
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