Assigning textContent crashes the browser tab

Won’t fix Issue #175640

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Created
May 6, 2014
Privacy
This issue is public.
Found in build #
0.0011
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Steps to reproduce

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Repro Steps:

  • Visit a github.com repository page to which you are a contributor (allowed to create new branches)
  • Click the branch selection button
  • Type a new branch name into the input field that contains a hyphen
  • Boom, tab crashes and displays an error dialog, reloads the page in the tab after crash

Expected Results:

IE 11 does not crash when setting textContent containing a hyphen (-).

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Bruce M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rico M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rico M.” to “Justin R.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Justin R.” to “Jeff W.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jeff W.” to “Eugene V.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Eugene V.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Eugene V.”

    • Can I ask why this is flagged as "won’t fix"?

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