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From Andy Clark <an...@apache.org>
Subject Re: question about embedded data in XML
Date Fri, 03 Nov 2000 22:11:10 GMT
Dane Foster wrote:
> What about instead of embedding the file inside your XML you store 
> the file somewhere else( like disk or a database).  Then your XML 
> file would only store  a reference (URI, path, etc..) to the actual 
> file.

Or encode the inclusion in some other format besides XML -- with
the assumption that you don't include invalid XML chars and do the
proper escaping for markup characters such as '<' and '&'.

Andy Clark * IBM, JTC - Silicon Valley * andyc@apache.org

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