Can I use the original LP-E6 battery in the Canon XC-10?

Q: Can I use the original LP-E6 battery in the Canon XC-10?

A: No, the original LP-E6 battery does not work in the Canon XC-10 video camera - the LP-E6N must be used. 

The instructions state that the LP-E6 battery does not charge but doesn't say anything about whether the battery can be used if charged elsewhere. We have however tested this the LP-E6 will come up with one of the following two messages: 

A) The battery cannot be charged 

B) Battery is exhausted and needs replacing