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   RE: standard compressed XML format?

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  • From: "Ingo Macherius" <macherius@darmstadt.gmd.de>
  • To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 23:23:40 +0100

The WAP community has developed an architecture for binary XML encoding,
which includes efficient compression.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-xml-dev@xml.org [mailto:owner-xml-dev@xml.org]On Behalf Of
> Simon St.Laurent
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2000 6:34 PM
> To: XML-Dev Mailing list
> Subject: standard compressed XML format?
> Is anyone doing any work on a standard compression format for XML
> documents?
> I'm starting to get concerned about the volume of complaints I'm getting
> from readers and folks in Web development forums who are starting to argue
> that XML's verbosity is a problem, especially for things like transmitting
> vector graphics information.  There are a lot of wasted bits in XML
> documents - and of course in HTML and other text documents as well.

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