WTVP/Headers/Data Types

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List of known data types used to classify data in WTVP headers.

Data Type Description
string An nth-length sequence of ASCII characters
integer An nth-length sequence of base 10 digits (0-9)
boolean A string that has a value of either true or false
BLOB Variable-length binary data. In WTVP headers, this is usually transported with Base64 encoding
URL A string representing either a WebTV/MSN TV service URL ("wtv-XXX:/") or a standard URI ("http", "https", "ftp", etc.)
timestamp Human readable representation of a date, usually in GMT (e.g., "Tue, 15 Nov 1994 08:12:31 GMT")