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Re: Propsed new issue: variability of encoding in Miffy

From: Mark Nottingham <mark.nottingham@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 22:48:13 -0500
Message-Id: <7AAAF24E-4644-11D8-B4A3-00039396E15A@bea.com>
Cc: Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>, Anish Karmarkar <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>, Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, "Xml-Dist-App@W3. Org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com

+1, although I don't think (a) is necessary.

On Jan 13, 2004, at 6:36 PM, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:

> I really want to maximize interop of the HTTP bindings, and
> minimized the code that's required to achieve such interop.  Since 
> HTTP is
> binary-clean in any case, allowing variability there would just require
> extra code in conforming implementations, more interop testing, etc.  
> In
> practice, I would expect interop to be reduced.  So, I would either
> disallow variability everywhere, or allow choice of binary, not text,
> representations in Miffy and (a) state in Miffy that each application 
> of
> Miffy must specify the allowed encodings allowed and (b) allow only 
> binary
> in the http binding.
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