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Re: plane 1 characters in Internet Explorer

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: 20 Sep 2002 08:36:43 -0400
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <i765x0suqs.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> writes:

> than hex FFFF. This has the effect that IE6 will reject every document
> that refers to the MathML DTD as the DTD uses references to these
> characters to define entities for the math alphabetic chgaracters, Afr
> etc.
> I'm pleased to report that Microsoft have released a new version
> "Internet Exploer 6 SP1"
> which cures this problem. This is available as a free download from
> Microsoft's site at
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/critical/ie6sp1/default.asp

So entity names will be back.

But will "IE 6 SP1" -- or at least versions incorporating this revision --
be put out as standard upgrades for IE 6?

N.B. This is probably not a question for David.

                                    -- Bill
Received on Friday, 20 September 2002 08:36:53 UTC

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