[jdev] base64 line endings

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Apr 19 11:23:38 CDT 2006


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Norman Rasmussen wrote:
> On 4/19/06, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 17 Apr 2006, at 17:32, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>>>>> It seems that JEP-0084 is inadvertently conflicting with itself by
>>>>>> saying that data must be encoded the RFC 3548 way, and not
>>>>>> explicitly
>>>>>> allowing line feeds.
>> I don't see a conflict here.
> 
> 1. Most clients add line feeds.
> 2. JEP-0153 via rfc-2045 suggests adding line feeds.
> 3. xs:base64Binary spec, via rfc-2045 suggests adding line feeds.
> 
> My preferred result to this would be to change the JEP's to say line
> feeds SHOULD not be added, but they MUST be accepted.

Done in my working copy. Postel's Law in action.

Peter

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