Re: bogus document

Subject: Re: bogus document
From: Sam TH (
Date: Mon May 14 2001 - 13:45:36 CDT

On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:23:13AM -0700, WJCarpenter wrote:
> sam> The part you pasted was just header information. However, the
> sam> most likely cause of problems has to do with ignoring words in
> sam> the spell checker. These get saved in the document, so they
> sam> don't get flagged the next time. Sadly, it seems this feature
> sam> didn't get enough testing before the release, and doesn't load
> sam> properly.
> Despite what I said a little while ago about this, there may be other
> causes. If you don't have an ignored words list and still have
> trouble opening the document, it may be because AbiWord saved it with
> some, uh, funny characters in it. You can try opening the document as
> an XML file in MSIE5 or some other XML aware program and see what it
> complains about.

The most likely funny character is the ampersand, which we don't
properly escape in some places.
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