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RE: [DR008] - passing arbitrary content

From: Mike Dierken <mike@DataChannel.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2000 15:51:19 -0800
Message-ID: <8E864C73E16B864BB594712EDB3C89A0409C75@belmail2.datachannel.com>
To: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
> 
> Accessing binary data thru a URI (pass be reference semantics) requires
> binary data to be accessible
> from the Internet (in e-commerce scenarios), for example on a web (or FTP)
> server. 

Using MIME multipart/related allows for the URI to reference another portion
of the message that was delivered. This only requires that boundaries
between addressable portions be clearly marked within a message - HTTP and
SMTP both have that when they use MIME multipart syntax.

Mike D
Received on Tuesday, 5 December 2000 18:52:01 GMT

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