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RE: "Binary XML" proposals

> Interesting RFC.  they also find they 
> have to cope with mixed models by altering 
> the structure (the text tag).

"method 02 for the wonderful "deflate" algorithm which comes from the

 - it's the new All Your Base! The invasion of the

(sorry, couldn't resist. Back to reality...)

The idea is sound, but including compression and encryption *within* the
data files is questionable; there is a justifiable (but also
attackable) argument for putting encryption and compression at the
transport level, rather than the encoding level.

Also, chunks are given numeric IDs, rather than human readable names; this
means that uses of the format aren't particularly meaningful without
external documentation stating the allocation of numeric IDs.



                               Alaric B. Snell
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   Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software