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Re: "Binary XML" proposals
- From: Al Snell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Anders W. Tell" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 11:51:09 +0100 (BST)
On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Anders W. Tell wrote:
> ASN1 is a good standard but difficult to use and there its is possible to write
> much "simpler" parsers ANS 1 ones.
There's ASN.1 - the language for describing data formats, like a DTD - and
the actual BER or PER or DER data, though. You don't need to worry about
ASN.1 itself when using the data; just like not all XML parsers need to be
(or should be) validating.
Alaric B. Snell
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