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   Re: XML document containing binary files data

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  • From: Stefan Haustein <haustein@kimo.cs.uni-dortmund.de>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 15:28:07 +0200

> Minh Tran asked
> > Is it possible to contain binary file data inside of an XML document?  If
> >
> You encode it using Base64 encoding.  This produces legal characters which
> you can put into a CDATA section.

You don't need a CDATA section: base64 encoding uses a-z, A-Z, 0-9, +, /, =,
so you can put it into a "normal" text node.

Best regards,


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