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RE: responseXML/responseText exceptions and parseError

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 04:44:14 +0000 (UTC)
To: Zhenbin Xu <Zhenbin.Xu@microsoft.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Sunava Dutta <sunavad@windows.microsoft.com>, IE8 Core AJAX SWAT Team <ieajax@microsoft.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806190443100.13974@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, Zhenbin Xu wrote:
> [Zhenbin Xu] Regardless what different browser does today, rich parsing 
> error is an important feature for developers. I have found it can 
> pinpoint the exact problem that otherwise would have been difficult to 
> identify when I sent incorrectly constructed XML file.

Mozilla shows the XML error in its error console, which seem more useful 
than exposing the error to script, really. (I expect other browsers do the 
same but I haven't checked as recently.)

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