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Re: Compound Transactions,Documents,Streams,Proxies

From: Klotz, Leigh <Leigh.Klotz@pahv.xerox.com>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 14:20:21 -0700
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To: "'public-webapps-cdf-discuss@w3.org'" <public-webapps-cdf-discuss@w3.org>
Cc: "'heretic@ihug.co.nz'" <heretic@ihug.co.nz>, "Klotz, Leigh" <Leigh.Klotz@pahv.xerox.com>

David Mohring writes in

>Embedding binary content inside text based XML is wasteful and even text
based content embedded within XML requires some process to embed or extract
the embedded content. 

I'm also concerned about large binary attachments to XML documents --
scanned color documents are often in the ten megabyte range, and the XML
metadata that accompanies them can be small -- a few kilobytes.

See the XForms 1.0 submission method multipart-post [1], which is built on
RFC 2387 [2].  I believe it is compatable with your proposals and allows the
XML chain to be used on the metadata even when the content is not

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xforms/slice11.html#serialize-multipart
[2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2387.txt

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