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Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Also, some customers demand 
> a binary.  They don't expose their content to inspection.  Yes, it 
> can be cracked; no, they don't care. 

I see no reason the W3C should cater to such stupidity. I thought this 
one was too obvious to state, but I guess I'll have to add "security" to 
the list of features falsely attributed to binary formats by the 
faithful without reason or evidence.

Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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