How to use binary data with XML?

Andy Dent dent at
Thu Apr 22 01:28:54 BST 1999

At 5:03 +0800 21/4/99, David Brownell wrote:
>Some folk prefer such "inlined" data for its improved latency;
>embedding references might lead to better storage structures.

There's also the issue of using XML for a document format (such as we are
working on with our report writer) where we MUST produce a single document
and if the user embedded images in the original they will have to become
base64-encoded elements.

Andy Dent BSc MACS AACM, Software Designer, A.D. Software, Western Australia
OOFILE - Database, Reports, Graphs, GUI for c++ on Mac, Unix & Windows
PP2MFC - PowerPlant->MFC portability

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