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Re: Textual transmission typically faster?
- From: David Megginson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:27:08 -0500 (EST)
Michael Beddow writes:
> I've been to papers where this was indeed explained as a
> compressibility issue, and it sort of made sense at the time.
> The apparent textual redundancy of xml tagging means
> tokenising compressors can really get to work
I recall one of the presenters at XTech last year had been
experimenting with using a Java-serialized DOM rather than the source
XML document, and was surprised to find that the Java-serialized DOM
was both considerably larger than the *uncompressed* XML and
considerably slower to load.
All the best,
David Megginson firstname.lastname@example.org