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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: repository portability
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 19:30:01 GMT
Paco Avila schrieb:
> Thanks to Tobias & Julian, now it works.
> 
> But I have a last question... The JSR-170 says: "The jcr:encoding
> indicates the character set encoding used. If this resource does not
> contains character data then this property will not be present". I'm not
> sure about the meaning of this paragraph: in the test program I store
> String in the nt:resource node and should have this property because of
> encoding issues. But what about storing binary data like an JPG image?
> It this property ignored or it shouldn't be present? Should be used only
> when the jcr:mimeType property is "text/*"?

The term "encoding" (as used for jcr:encoding) is meaningless for binary 
content. It describes how to reconstruct a sequence from characters for 
a sequence of bytes.

So, yes, it's usually only meaningful for jcr:mimeType values matching 
"text/*".

Best regards, Julian

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