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On Wednesday 19 December 2001 12:08 pm, Al Snell wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > XML would no longer be XML if it allowed arbitrary binary data.
> A fundamentally binary format, on the other hand, can happily contain
> embedded *text* as UTF-8, as most ASN.1 encodings do :-)
FWIW. I quite like ASN.1... and it's probably a lot more applicable than XML
for some of these things.