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Re: binaryXML, marshalling, and and trust boundaries

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2002 10:23:19 -0800
Message-ID: <00e001c29c8b$9f98e5a0$a502200a@mnotlaptop>
To: <www-tag@w3.org>

It seems like people are focusing on size/compressability as the only
potential benefit of an alternate serialization.

Another is efficiency; a binary serialization might use length-encoding,
rather than using character delimiters.

Cheers,


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>
To: "Michael Mealling" <michael@neonym.net>
Cc: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>; <www-tag@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 9:23 AM
Subject: Re: binaryXML, marshalling, and and trust boundaries


>
> Michael Mealling wrote:
>
> >>BTW, does WBXML as it stands meet your needs?
> >
> > As far as I can tell, yes.
>
> Can you share any information about the effective compression you're
> seeing with WBXML, and any other useful costs/benefits that might not be
> obvious with those who haven't been to the mat with it? -Tim
>
Received on Thursday, 5 December 2002 13:25:04 GMT

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