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Re: Summary: Encodings other than base64

From: John J. Barton <John_Barton@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2003 18:37:46 -0700
Message-Id: <5.1.1.6.2.20030930182946.02019008@hplex1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@Sun.COM>, xml-dist-app@w3.org

At 02:10 AM 10/1/2003 +0100, Tony Graham wrote:
<snip>

>Arguments against encodings other than base64 are:
>
>  - One might take the view that optimizing more than one type
>    encourages one to send the actual type label as part of the
>    model. [3]

Tony, can you elaborate just a bit on the context for "type"
here?  Are you referring to the format of the object that might
be base64 encoded (eg image/jpeg) or something in the XML
space?


>[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2003Jul/0066.html
>[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2003Jul/0071.html
>[5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2003Jul/0068.html

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