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#2949 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Opened May 29, 2008 06:03AM UTC

Closed September 28, 2010 11:51PM UTC

IE won't automatically load many XML content-types via responseXML

Reported by: dalangalma Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: 1.3
Component: ajax Version: 1.2.5
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

jQuery uses XHR's responseXML property to get the XML document from an XHR request. However, IE6 and IE6 will only work if you request an XML document served as text/xml or application/xml. A content type of application/atom+xml won't work, for example. You can see a demo here:

The jQuery docs mention a workaround:

Since I use jQuery primarily to isolate me from these browser defects, it would be nice if jQuery could work around this as suggested. So if it was in IE and the content type wasn't a simple XML type, you could instantiate and fill a Microsoft.XMLDOM object on behalf of jQuery clients, transparently working around IE's issue.

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Changed February 03, 2010 05:03PM UTC by zevspitz comment:1

I've posted a solution at #4958

Changed September 28, 2010 11:51PM UTC by dmethvin comment:2

resolution: → duplicate
status: newclosed

Closed to consolidate at #4958.