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Re: Review of EXI

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:51:44 -0500
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Cc: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>, W3C-TAG Group WG <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1193777504.6433.798.camel@pav>

On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 16:43 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
> Dan Connolly scripsit:
> > > These leads us to wonder whether a combination GZip with improved
> > > technologies such as Parsers, JDKs, VMs, or even Stack Integration
> > > technology (that is Schema aware and hence covered under Both and
> > > Schema) would suffice for the community.  
> gzip decoding is expensive in both speed and space, and the speed
> cost is raised even higher because decoding and parsing are
> typically performed as separate steps.

How expensive? Before we standardize another XML variant, we
owe it to the installed base to have hard numbers in hand.

I gather you've done some research and review in the EXI area, John;
do you have pointers handy?

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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