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RE: "Binary XML" proposals

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.

> TjL


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