</> as end tag

Chris Lovett clovett at microsoft.com
Tue Nov 4 01:12:21 GMT 1997

> 1) Case folding
> The filenames in the msxml.tar.gz are all folded to lowercase. This 
> might not matter with DOS filesystems, Unix is a bit harsher here.
> One has to rebuild all *.class files.

I have a new tar file going out at 6pm.  Turns out I had the wrong
environment variables set in my C-Shell for Windows.
> 2) Makefile
> Rebuilding the *.class files from source is not easy (haven't managed 
> yet) because of various cross-dependencies. Is it possible for you to 
> provide a Unix style Makefile, or give me a pointer to docs on how to 
> read your MS specific Makefile ?

Any volunteers ?  

> 3) Missing imports
> These imports are hidden in the source. Surely I could copy them from 
> IE4's Java files, but I'd be nice if msxml was self-contained.
> import com.ms.com.*;
> import com.ms.com.IUnknown;
> import com.ms.com.Variant;
> import com.ms.osp.*;
> import netscape.javascript.JSObject;

All these go away if you remove XMLDSO.java I believe. You shouldn't even
try and build this file on other platforms anyway since it designed to only
work with the the Data Binding features of IE 4.0.

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