svg with base64-encoded inline html

Posted on 2004-08-04
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
I have an xml file with base64-encoded data that I need to be able to display it in html (IE is my main target).
Question by:yosel2
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ID: 11720897
Display as what? An image?

<IMG SRC="data:image/gif,base64;[...]">  where [...] is the data

If not then you will have to give us a little more detail about what you are trying to accomplish


Author Comment

ID: 11720932
Yes, An Image.
That solution works perfectly in Netscape but not in IE which is my main target.
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ID: 11721138
AFAIK, you have to embed the data in an acivex object in IE.

Not a good idea, because most firewalls will block and it may also triger a virus alert.

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Author Comment

ID: 11725972
Do I have another option?
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COBOLdinosaur earned 500 total points
ID: 11728082
I would think the best option might be to convert the data to an image on the server, but I don't have any expertise in that so I don't know how much work it would involve.

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