Subject: Re: qtopia
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/07/2006 10:22:26
On Jun 6, 2006, at 3:17 PM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:

Just to re-iterate on the format versioning, so everyone is clear:

> Versioning would be nice.  That should be in the "header" of the  
> encoded
> plist itself, IMO.
> I guess you could put it in the XML itself.

Right, XML plists contain:

<plist version="1.0">

> I'd really like to have a binary plist format -- passing around large
> ascii representations of data seems "ugly" to me.  Especially across a
> kernel/user boundary.

...and the Apple binary plist format starts with "bplist00" (the last  
two characters are format version).

-- thorpej