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   RE: Sizes

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  • From: Andrew Layman <andrewl@microsoft.com>
  • To: w3c-dsig-collect@w3.org, w3c-labels-WG@w3.org, "xml-dev Mailing List (E-mail)" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 1997 17:15:46 -0700

I see the the automatic reformating of our mail system rendered the
tables unreadable.  I'll mail a spreadsheet and the sample data to
anyone who wants the data more readably, or wants to experiment.

--Andrew Layman

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Andrew Layman [SMTP:andrewl@microsoft.com]
> Sent:	Wednesday, July 09, 1997 2:52 PM
> To:	'Tim Bray'; Ora Lassila; lauren@sqwest.bc.ca
> Cc:	w3c-labels-WG@w3.org; w3c-dsig-collect@w3.org
> Subject:	Sizes
> I ran some quick tests on file sizes, before and after compression,
> using a sample of five invoices with details.  I ran the tests with
> XML,
> s-expressions, and XML with short end tags, and cross-tabbed this
> against Unicode vs. UTF-8 and compressed versus uncompressed.
> The bottom line is that, after LZW compression, there were no
> significant differences in file sizes. Prior to
	compression, s-expressions were 65% of XML, and using 
	short end tags was 69%.  (Neither of these, however, would 
	work for the "desparate PERL Hacker.") 

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