XML News from Sunday, July 31, 2005

Microsoft has posted the first beta of Internet Explorer 7 (available to MSDN subscribers only). I assume it supports the usual batch of standards: XML, XSLT, HTML, XHTML, CSS, etc. in the usual poor way. I haven't installed it yet. Can someone who has please check and see if it finally gets MIME types right or if it's still depending on non-standard types like text/xsl? In particular, load these two pages in IE7 and tell me what you see: