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> Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 21:35:56 +0100
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> > On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
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> > Subject: Re: CQL binary terms (was Scan)
> > > Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:15:38 +0100
> > > From: Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]>
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> > > > I'm not too sure about this list either - but we definitely need
> > > > base64Binary and hexBinary (these being the two XML
> > Schema types for
> > > > binary information in XML) and possibly quotedPrintable.
> > >
> > > So, to put it all together:
> > >
> > > cql.base64
> > > cql.hex
> > > cql.quotedPrintable
> > > cql.content-type=""
> > More or less. I'm not familiar with hex, and would like to see a
> > brief justification for it before giving my daughter's hand.
> Because it is one of the two binary encoding types supported by XML
> Schema, so would be one of the two encodings used if you were passing
> binary data as the content of a XML element (as you might in fact be
> doing in an XML record schema that needs to have binary content), and
> would be supported by most XML toolkits.
OK, sounds good to me. Is it just the obvious two-chars-per-byte
thing where "foo" is encoded as "666f6f"?
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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