ASP.NET webservices use XML 1.0 which restricts the character set allowed to the following chars: [2]    Char    ::=    #x9 | #xA | #xD | [#x20-#xD7FF] | [#xE000-#xFFFD] | [#x10000-#x10FFFF] /* any Unicode character, excluding the surrogate blocks, FFFE, and FFFF. */ (Source: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#charsets) As you can see several characters below 0x20 are not allowed with […]

A colleague (Patrick Heyde) recently contacted me on an interesting content deployment issue he had. His customer configured a content deployment job that only should deploy only the public part of his site collection. E.g. consider this setup: root  +– private         +– subsites  +– public         +– subsites  The job was configured to export the root site (you […]

Microsoft has just made a Sneak Peek of SharePoint 2010 available on http://sharepoint.microsoft.com: 2010 Sneak Peek Home: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/default.aspx 2010 Sneak Peek Overview Video: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/Overview-Video.aspx  2010 Sneak Peek IT Pro Video: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/IT-Pro-video.aspx  2010 Sneak Peek Developer Video: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/Developer-video.aspx  2010 Sneak Peek Get Ready: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/Get_Ready.aspx 2010 Sneak Peek FAQ: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/2010/Sneak_Peek/Pages/FAQ.aspx More details are available on the SharePoint […]

We recently received a couple of questions regarding support for SPS 2003 and IE 8. The supported browsers for SPS 2003 are listed on the following page:http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/techcenter/HA011605151033.aspx?pid=CH011719821033 As mainstream support for SPS 2003 has already ended it is unlikely that support for additional browsers will be added to the product. If support for IE 8 […]