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RE: "Binary XML" proposals
- From: Al Snell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Timothy J. Luoma" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 18:14:30 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Timothy J. Luoma wrote:
> If I have an image file or a .zip file that reports itself to be corrupted, I'm
> in trouble.
Yet if the images or archives used a standard binary encoding (which XML
*could* become), then it would be a different issue.
Just as XML encoding instead of random proprietary encodings means you
don't need to learn RTF (which is pretty impenetrable) to fix documents,
nor Word .DOC files, etc.
Alaric B. Snell
http://www.alaric-snell.com/ http://RFC.net/ http://www.warhead.org.uk/
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