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Re: binaryXML, marshalling, and and trust boundaries

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 10:35:59 -0800
Message-ID: <3DEF9C8F.8050102@textuality.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 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.

OK, but one wonders if the difference in computation effort is really 
significant given good parsing technique. -Tim
Received on Thursday, 5 December 2002 13:36:00 GMT

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