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Re: Removal (Time for XMail?)

From: Ed Mooney <Ed.Mooney@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 14:27:02 GMT
Message-ID: <20000929.14270200@zephyr.Ecd.East.Sun.COM>
To: Fredrik Lundh <fredrik@pythonware.com>
CC: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Even if you knew in advance how many CDATA delimiters your data 
contained, this wouldn't work because the data itself contains markup 
(]]>) that wouldn't be passed along to the application. That is, what 
you're indicating as "data]" has an imbedded "]]>"). However, MIME allows 
for encodings of binary formats where you couldn't be predict where such 
markup (]]>) would appear.

  -- Ed

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On 9/29/00, 9:51:23 AM, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik@pythonware.com> wrote 
regarding Re: Removal (Time for XMail?):

> ed wrote:
> > > I can see with a SOAP message the ability to not only carry
> > > relevant MIME data (as a CDATA section, for instance)
> >
> > This doesn't work if your MIME data contains a CDATA delimiter (]]>).

> so use two CDATA sections:

>     <![CDATA[data]]]><![CDATA[]>data]]>

> (the first section contains "data]", the second "]>data")

> </F>
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