[Mono-dev] XmlTextReader bug

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Sat Oct 8 16:58:00 EDT 2005

Oops, good catch. Please commit the patch. Thanks!

(btw strictly to say, it is a "text declaration" rather than neither
an xml declaration nor a processing instruction.)

Atsushi Eno

Joshua Tauberer wrote:
> I think this is an issue.  Hopefully it won't be my second false alarm 
> today.
> In XmlTextReader, SkipTextDeclaration attempts to skip over the xml 
> declaration.  If it encounters a processing instruction that starts with 
> the three letter 'xml', for instance 'xml-stylesheet', it bails.  The 
> attached patch makes sure it only rejects PI names that are entirely 'xml'.
> Let me know if that makes sense.

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