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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Binary attributes
Date Fri, 08 Dec 2006 15:25:06 GMT
Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>      > I guess we can relax a little bit the decoder checks by
>     considering that
>      > all attribute values are byte[], and let the Schema Interceptor deal
>      > with badly written values, checking them with their associated
>     Syntax.
>      >
>      > wdyt ?
> 
> 
>     IMO it is not required to check for syntax if the attribute is binary.
> 
> 
> not true. Jpeg is binary, but it has a special syntax...

Yeah but if it's binary we just treat it as a blob.  Why should we go 
above and beyond a database to make sure we validate blobs?

Alex


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