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RE: "Binary XML" proposals

See X3D. 

The awful bit is to find huge multi field values  
stuffed into attributes. RegExExOnCoaxCoax....

The binary debate comes up in VRML biannually too. 
It must be the Forbidden Fruit in WebEden: take 
a byte and the world is revealed as it truly is.


Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h

-----Original Message-----
From: Al Snell [mailto:alaric@alaric-snell.com]

The tree data model of XML is well suited to many tasks that the textual
encoding is not. Heavily numeric data such as images is a big class of
applications that are missed out.