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FYI: comments on XOP and MTOM

From: Mark Nottingham <mark.nottingham@bea.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2004 13:27:26 -0800
Message-Id: <3FAA7C33-6259-11D8-954E-00039396E15A@bea.com>
To: "'XMLP Dist App'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

On http://www.cafeconleche.org/ (doesn't seem to be any reliable way to 

Regarding XOP:

"Fortunately, this does not seem to be a generic binary encoding of 
XML, just a more efficient means of bundling non-XML binary data with 
XML documents."

Regarding MTOM:

"I find the string typing implicit in this model to be seriously 
broken. It loses information (i.e. it's a lossy compression format) and 
makes too many assumptions about what content is and is not relevant."

Mark Nottingham   Principal Technologist
Office of the CTO   BEA Systems
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 2004 16:27:28 UTC

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