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Re: Images embedded in XML
- From: Wayne Steele <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Olivier.Dubuisson@francetelecom.com, email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2001 22:30:40 -0700
Thanks for the information.
I was hoping someone more ASN.knowledgeable would jump in.
I sorry I overlooked your site earlier - it looks like one of the better
>From: Olivier Dubuisson <Olivier.Dubuisson@francetelecom.com>
>To: Wayne Steele <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>CC: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>Subject: Re: Images embedded in XML
>Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2001 06:59:45 +0000
>Wayne Steele wrote:
> > What's XDR?
> > Do you "External Data Representation", or "XML-Data Reduced" ?
> > If the former - I don't know much about it, but this page (
> > http://ntrg.cs.tcd.ie/4ba2/presentation/xdrandber.html ) claims it's an
> > implementation of ASN.1.
>As far as a comparison between XDR and BER goes, this is not the list to
>discuss it but people can find a "counter-comparison"(!) in my book that
>they can *freely* download (sorry to insist but it seems that freeness
>seems to be an argument) from: http://www.oss.com/asn1/dubuisson.html
> > As an ISO standard, the ASN.1 stuff is easily available to people with
> > money.
>I'm sorry to tell you that this recurrent argument is wrong!
>ASN.1 is a joint standard between ISO and ITU-T. And everybody has the
>opportunity to freely download 3 ITU-T Recommendations from the ITU-T
>Check "I wish to REGISTER in order to download up to three (3)
>free of charge" at: http://ecs.itu.ch/cgi-bin/ebookshop
>and then download the X.680 and X.690 series.
> > It seems like there's enough free stuff to "read between the lines" on
>True (there are even books on ASN.1 who are freely available, as well as
>the ASN.1 standards, as I already mentioned).
>But be careful and don't trust any URL on the web!
> > but it takes some dedication.
> > Here's a handful of relevant links I dug up:
> > http://xml.coverpages.org/xer.html
> > http://dsv.su.se/jpalme/abook/comparison.pdf
> > http://www-sop.inria.fr/rodeo/personnel/hoschka/asn1.html
>Hoschka's page has not been updated for a lot of time AFAIK.
> > http://www.oss.com/asn1/overview.html
>You've missed: http://asn1.elibel.tm.fr/ ;-)
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