Bundling binary files and XML documents
mlepley at worldnet.att.net
Tue Aug 24 21:11:47 BST 1999
I also found another interesting solution, which doesn't use an ENTITY. You
could add an encoded binary file in the XML document, like so:
and decode the binary when the XML document is received.
What do you think?
> You could use a MIME "multipart/related" document (see www.ietf.org,
> there's an RFC). The unparsed entity declaration for the binary file
> would use a URI referring to the related binary file.
> - Dave
> Mike Lepley wrote:
> > I was wondering what others have been doing when a machine needs to send
> > binary file (such as a picture) AND an XML document which references the
> > binary file as an ENTITY.
> > Is there a way to bundle the binary file and the XML document and send
> > together?
> > Or does one have to parse the XML and then request the binary
> > file? Or other?
xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at ic.ac.uk)
More information about the Xml-dev