[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Robin Redeker elmex at x-paste.de
Fri Nov 9 18:03:27 UTC 2007


On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 10:01:39AM -0700, Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> 
> On Nov 9, 2007, at 8:47 AM, Tobias Markmann wrote:
> 
> >There are already several binary-to-text encodings which perform a bit
> >better than Base64, two of them are:
> >
> >1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII85 invented by Adobe
> >2. http://base91.sourceforge.net/
> 
> Both of those seem to allow < and &, which make them less than ideal  
> for embedding in XML.

"XMPP is not XML" :-)))

R



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