[Standards] Binary data over XMPP

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 9 18:49:42 UTC 2007


Exactly, it doesn't matter what character the already available
methods/implementation output as long as they don't output more than
101 different characters. If they output one we can't use we just
replace it with one we can use.

cheers
Tobias

On Nov 9, 2007 7:45 PM, Michal 'vorner' Vaner <vorner at ucw.cz> wrote:
> Hello
>
> 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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>
> Michal 'vorner' Vaner
>



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