[FASTCGI] Binary Data

Jay Sprenkle jsprenkle at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 11:17:03 EDT 2009


If your new format has some value why not create a new content-type for it?
If it has a new specific type then you can write plugins to use it (like
pdf, flash, etc).
If all you're doing is sending back fonts for rendering the page there are
probably already types defined for fonts.

On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 10:11 AM, Saikat Kanjilal <sxk1969 at hotmail.com>wrote:

>  Thanks for the response, my apologies if I was unclear about my goals, so
> what I need to accomplish is to send back this stream of binary (font/glyph)
> data which is essentially a character array, I have two choices I can either
> use:application/octet-stream or make up my own format, if I make up my own
> format then each client will need to figure out what to do with data that's
> in my new format, I am leaning towards using application/octet-stream at the
> moment.
>
>
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