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RE: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 11:40:24 +0100
To: "WAI List \(E-mail\)" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> I stopped using a PI with XHTML documents after discovering that (a)
> it's not essential to have it and (b) it causes some versions of IE
> on Macs (I can't remember which) to render pages as plain text.

Most bizarrely, I encountered a bug with IE3 on Macs where if it received
the xml declaration as the default document in a directory, but not from a
URI with a file name, it would download and save it instead of displaying.
If you tried to open the saved version it would just re-save itself.
Received on Monday, 29 July 2002 06:40:52 UTC

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