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Re: [xml-dev] Packaging (was Re: [xml-dev] Interoperability)

On Friday 16 November 2001 07:44 pm, James Clark wrote:
> Another format that should be considered is DIME:
>   http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/xml_wsspecs/dime/default.htm
> It seems pleasantly simple and well-designed. You can stream it for both
> input and output.  It is being used by the Web Services Routing Protocol

OTOH. I have developed a severe aversion to any MIME-base format for general 
packaging of XML... lot's of issues that I don't even want to think about 

Compared to XAR (or DZIP) I would say that DIME is more complex... and given 
that ZIP/WAR/EAR/JAR already exist, XAR seems like a trivial win.