1455869 story W3C launches Binary XML Packaging 239 Posted by CowboyNeal on Thursday January 27, 2005 @11:52PM from the huge-config-files-scared dept. Spy der Mann writes "Remember the recent discussion on Binary XML? Well, there's news. The W3C just released the specs for XML-binary optimized packaging (XOP). In summary, they take binary data out of the XML, and put it in a separate section using MIME-Multipart. You can read the press release and the testimonials from MS, IBM and BEA."