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Re: Some notes about pxp:zip and pxp:unzip

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:31:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CABp3FN+0XXaauPwnYtVOCMDFJDHo_OdoNOE7qUKevRiEU+ckng@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:21 AM,  <vojtech.toman@emc.com> wrote:
> One more thing that I forgot about pxp:zip: it would be nice if it were possible to compress non-XML data as well (in a similar way that p:http-request allows sending non-XML request bodies). Otherwise things such as creating an EPUB with images would still be impossible with standard XProc.
>

Compression is always good but I don't understand the epub w/ images
reference.  Images rarely compress well with LZW.

So, what does that mean for the p:data element?  The base64 encoded
data is the compressed non-XML data?  We'd need one more bit of data
on p:data (the compression algorithm).

-- 
--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language
considered."

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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