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   RE: Binary Data in XML : Turning back the clock

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: <david@megginson.com>, "Jonathan A. Borden" <jborden@mediaone.net>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Sep 1998 09:54:29 -0700

At 12:34 PM 9/30/98 -0400, david@megginson.com wrote:
>Quite right.  Right now, XML 1.0 has notations for this purpose, as
>Eliot keeps reminding us; it would also be possible to invent a
>standard attribute like 'xml:content', for use whether or not an
>element's content was Base64-encoded:

Yeah, but NOTATIONs require the use of a validating processor, and
lots of non-validating apps would like to use base64.  Having said
that, I think that your proposed xml:content is more or less exactly
what NOTATION is for? -Tim

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