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RE: "Binary XML" proposals
- From: Miles Sabin <MSabin@interx.com>
- To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 18:10:22 +0100
David Brownell wrote,
> Binary formats are bad because they tend towards being
> proprietary, and that's the last thing that should happen to
> the world's next "intellectual commons".
True in the document world, perhaps. But not so obviously true
in the protocol world. For example, DNS question and answer
payloads are an example of an open, structured, binary format.
There are many others.
Miles Sabin InterX
Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews
+44 (0)20 8817 4030 London, W6 0LJ, England