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XML.com whitepaper on XML, SOAP and Binary Data

From: Mike Champion <mike.champion@softwareag-usa.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:19:18 -0500
To: "www-ws-arch@w3.org" <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
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[AFAIK this is not directly related to anything on the WG's high-priority 
list, but touches on several topics of interest to us.  Dave Orchard (or 
any of the authors who read this list), would you like to point us to 
anything in particular?]

'Authors Adam Bosworth, BEA Systems
Don Box, Microsoft
Martin Gudgin, Microsoft
Mark Nottingham, BEA Systems
David Orchard, BEA Systems
Jeffrey Schlimmer, Microsoft

Copyright Notice
 2003 BEA Systems, Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Abstract 
This white paper discusses the architectural issues encountered when using 
opaque non-XML data in XML applications, including (but not limited to) Web 
services and SOAP.
Status
This white paper is provided as-is and for review and evaluation only. 
Microsoft and BEA hope to solicit your contributions and suggestions in the 
near future. BEA and Microsoft make no warrantees or representations 
regarding this document in any manner whatsoever.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Current Approaches to Opaque Data in XML
2.1 Embedding
2.2 Referencing
3. When Worlds Collide
4. Flexibility in Representation, Consistency in Model
5. Conclusions
6. Acknowledgements
7. References'

http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/02/26/binaryxml.html
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Mike Champion
Received on Wednesday, 26 February 2003 22:20:09 GMT

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