[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Michal 'vorner' Vaner vorner at ucw.cz
Fri Nov 9 18:45:36 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.

Why not replace these 2 with something else?

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cash your check.

Michal 'vorner' Vaner
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