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Re: The use of binary data in any part of HTTP 2.0 is not good

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:42:15 +1300
Message-ID: <50FC80D7.3010000@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 21/01/2013 12:25 p.m., Tim Bray wrote:
> Would it be possible to be data-driven?  Textual formats are
> well-known to be easier to debug; but clearly, if there’s a
> substantial performance benefit to going all-binary, so be it. So what
> is the advantage, quantitatively? -T

Simpler parsing, less CPU loading, fewer interoperbility problem 
possibilities, and ~60% reduction in headers bandwidth if I'm reading 
Marks earlier posts with metrics correctly.

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