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Re: Synchronous Load method for Mozilla and Internet Explorer

From: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 22:52:37 -0600
Message-ID: <003401c1be81$6aeb7900$a800a8c0@CurtMicron>
To: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
From: "Robert Clary" <bclary@netscape.com> wrote:
> This can be used for both Mozilla and Internet Explorer and I recommend
> that this approach be taken so long as external XML documents are
> loaded. Note, as far as I know, this is a non validating operation on
> both browsers and will result in tests which require an external DTD to
> be loaded to fail in both browsers.

I hadn't caught the last sentence which would prevent using this workaround
for almost all of the existing tests since they have external DTD subsets.
However, should be able to address the asych issue in the browser runner
since we can preload the document cache.
Received on Monday, 25 February 2002 23:52:54 UTC

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