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- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Shekhar Kshirsager)
- To: <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 19:08:31 -0500
There are two places where use of XML can be optimized - one when it is
transfered on the wire and second when the program tries to interpret the
XML data using SAX,DOM etc.
My interpretation is that Stephen is talking about optimizing the process of
interpreting the XML document at the client.
But I'm still not sure, what will the in-memory presentation of bXML buy us
----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Prescod <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 25, 1999 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: Is there anyone working on a binary version of XML?
> "Stephen D. Williams" wrote:
> > I'm not trying to create a new way to recognize XML, but a more
efficient way to
> > do all kinds of computer processing and communication with it.
> > amounts of time, money, effort, CPU, and bandwidth are spent at the
> > between programs and other programs, databases, file systems, networks,
> > etc. XML is a good general solution, but some situations require
> > which is what I'm working on.
> I can see many ways that a typical XML document could be optimized for
> size if XML compatibility was not a concern. Call it "compressed ML." I am
> not clear, however, why CompressedML would need to be binary. There are
> many languages where working with binary data is more expensive than
> working with text.
> Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
> "Perpetually obsolescing and thus losing all data and programs every 10
> years (the current pattern) is no way to run an information economy or
> a civilization." - Stewart Brand, founder of the Whole Earth Catalog
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