Subject Re: Record Encoding
Author adem
--- In, Jim Starkey <jas@n...> wrote:
> adem wrote:
> >OK, here is something renegade and fundamentalist: how about having
> >'MimeType' and 'ApplyCompression' attributes for each blob?
> >
> It doesn't fly. A blob field "image" would likely contain
> jpegs, giffs, tiffs, and pngs. Another field "documents"
> would likely contain raw text, html, xml, Word, PDF, and
> (gulp) WordPerfect.

No, not for each blob *field* , I meant _*each*_ blob.

IOW, client tells the server what MimeType *each* blob is and the
server treats it as it sees fit.