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- From: "Nik O" <email@example.com>
- To: "- XML-Dev" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 11:33:57 -0600
Remember the XML 1.0 definition: CDATA sections are "used to escape blocks
of text containing characters which would otherwise be recognized as
markup". Nothing about this implies including XML-illegal characters.
Re Tim Bray's "CDATA Sections and Binary Data" note:
I've never read this to state that you can put _raw_ binary data in a CDATA
section. The phrase "When you look at CDATA, you might get the impression
that you could maybe jam your binary data in a CDATA section. You'd be
right, but..." may be a little misleading, but do remember that these are
just explanatory notes that can never be taken to contradict the XML 1.0
Yes, base64 is a good method of cramming binary data into a CDATA section,
just be certain that a "]]" can't appear in the encoded data.
Nik O, Teton Data Systems, Jackson, Wyo.
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