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Re: "Binary XML" proposals
- From: "Al B. Snell" <email@example.com>
- To: Sean McGrath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 12:07:54 +0100 (BST)
On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Sean McGrath wrote:
> >1) Not all tasks are scaleable, meaning you can't just throw more
> >computers at it to make it faster. A long pipeline of processes
> >communication with XML will have a latency that can only be combatted by
> >climbing an exponential curve of faster hardware - or fixing the software.
> You really need to back up an assertion of an exponential
> execution profile with hard data!
"Exponential curve of faster hardware" is what I was referring to... look
at the prices of computers charted against their performance in your
favourite CPU benchmark.
> >profiling reveals it's spending all it's time inside an XML parser.
> Ah, so you have profiling data! Great. Can we see it?
Wha? Read the email!
Alaric B. Snell
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Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software