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#7048 closed bug (worksforme)

Opened September 17, 2010 07:41PM UTC

Closed October 08, 2010 01:07AM UTC

AJAX not working if special character is present and html is over a certain size in Internet Explorer (1.4.x)

Reported by: h_guillaume Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.4
Component: ajax Version: 1.4.2
Keywords: ajax Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

AJAX is not working and Internet Explorer shows a javascript error.

If the following conditions are met:

  • File is encoded in ANSI.
  • Browser is Internet Explorer.
  • HTML Meta-content is not specified.
  • Special character is present like "é" in HTML.
  • HTML is around 5KB or more.
  • Jquery 1.4.x is used.
Attachments (1)
  • (44.0 KB) - added by h_guillaume September 17, 2010 07:41PM UTC.

Jquery containing all the files required to reproduce the bug

Change History (2)

Changed September 17, 2010 08:17PM UTC by h_guillaume comment:1

Note: if you refresh the page, the bug dissapear. But the bug is present the first time the page load.

You have to re-enter the url ever time to reproduce the bug.

Changed October 08, 2010 01:07AM UTC by addyosmani comment:2

keywords: ajax meta content over size oversize ANSI special character internet explorerajax
priority: → undecided
resolution: → worksforme
status: newclosed

This is working for me. I ran your submitted test files against Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 and everything was returned back correctly via Ajax including the text reply.

Please feel free to re-submit your bug report if you can add additional details or test cases for us to investigate.