I agree with Colin, but I guess in your case, it looks like you are
parsing some kind of a service response ..
Just a bit of explanation, it's only normal that your code breaks when
you set XHTML as a DOCTYPE since XHTML only identifies and accepts a
list of valid HTML elements (and your XML document ain't one of them)
and the rest would just be ignored. Which brings me to the question,
why embedding your responseXML in your HTML? I haven't worked on
front-end XML in a long while now, but I am sure that is not the way
to go.

I can't advice anymore, just you need to do a bit of reading, probably
start with



On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 1:08 PM, ColinFine<colin.f...@pace.com> wrote:
> On Jul 22, 6:48 am, ferion <fer...@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Olla,
>> is there nobody out there who is able to help me out?
>> If i'm posting in the wrong forum or if my question is stupid like
>> shooting in your own foot, please tell this to me.
>> I'm realy clueless.
>> Ferion
> I'm sorry, I have never (well, not since my very first attempt)
> returned XML from an Ajax call. JSON is much easier to handle.
> >

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