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Re: Removal (Time for XMail?)

From: Henry Lowe <hlowe@omg.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 11:13:53 -0400
Message-Id: <4.1.20000929111212.065e8860@emerald.omg.org>
To: Ed Mooney <Ed.Mooney@Sun.COM>
Cc: Fredrik Lundh <fredrik@pythonware.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
The binary data problem is one of the major reasons that ebXML 
package XML in MIME -- folk may wish to ship GIFs, etc. along 
with their XML.

Henry
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At 02:27 PM 09/29/2000 +0000, Ed Mooney wrote:
>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
>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>
>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>
>
Received on Friday, 29 September 2000 11:14:29 GMT

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