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RE: [DR040] - Binary data

From: <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2000 13:48:19 -0500
To: "Oisin Hurley" <ohurley@iona.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF40514763.87CE1912-ON852569AC.0067B74F@lotus.com>
Suggest changing:

>> These illustrations will leverage the work 
>> already done in this area by the ebXML and 
>> RosettaNet groups."

to 

>> The workgroup will consider existing work done in
>> this area by the ebXML and Rosettanet groups.

The requirements document should describe goals to be achieved, not 
dictate the means by which we will achieve them.  The original wording 
seemed to commit us to using ebXML/RosettaNet techniques (albeit in a 
non-normative section of our document).  Thanks.

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"Oisin Hurley" <ohurley@iona.com>
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12/05/00 04:49 AM

 
        To:     "Kevin Mitchell" <kevin.mitchell@xmls.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
        cc:     (bcc: Noah Mendelsohn/CAM/Lotus)
        Subject:        RE: [DR040] - Binary data



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> "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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