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   Re: [xml-dev] MSXML DOM Special Chars Less Than 32

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Amelia A Lewis wrote:

> In short, the C0 characters have no universal interpretation;
> interpretation depends upon the application.  It seems reasonable, then,
> that the application can encode the bloody things too.  Can't use XML
> mechanisms.  Base64, the usual suggestion, incurs an immense overhead.

I agree with the leading sentences.  As for the last, Base64 encodes
3 bytes as 4, thus incurring exactly 33% overhead.  Whether that
is considered "immense" depends on your application scenario. -Tim


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