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RE: [DR040] - Binary data

From: Oisin Hurley <ohurley@iona.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2000 09:49:31 -0000
To: "Kevin Mitchell" <kevin.mitchell@xmls.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002001c05ea0$aa8057d0$216274d5@psychobilly>
> "In keeping with the spirit of a minimalist design as specified in the 
> XML Protocol Working Group Charter, the XML Protocol Working Group does 
> not have specific requirements concerning binary data support.  However, 
> the XML Protocol Working Group recognizes that some applications of the 
> XML Protocol will require the exchange of binary data such as JPEG and 
> PNG. To facilitate such implementations, the XML Protocol Working Group 
> may illustrate how such exchanges may be accomplished in a non-normative 
> section of the XML Protocol specification.  These illustrations will 
> leverage the work already done in this area by the ebXML and RosettaNet 
> groups."

This looks like a use case to me :) I think this is a good addition.

  --oh

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