XMLSerializer creates invalid XML if the document contains a soft hyphen (0x00ad)

Fixed, not yet flighted Issue #3209806


Jun 15, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Open the attached HTML file and click the “Test DOM Parser” button.

Expected Results:

The soft hyphen should be left unescaped or escaped to a valid XML escape like ­

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Christian F.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rico M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rico M.” to “Thomas M.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Thomas M.” to “IE S.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Fixed”

      Changed Status from “Fixed” to “Fixed, not yet flighted”

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