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Re: "Binary XML" proposals

Not necessarily.  My project is directly aimed at removing parsing altogether
except at text/binary boundaries.


Brendan McKenna wrote:

> Hi,
>         Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems to me that while you -may- gain
> some benefits from 'binary' XML, they'd really only be in terms of
> storage space and/or over-the-wire transmission speed.  As far as
> parsing is concerned, you'd still have to parse your binary format
> (and, where text is concerned, uncompress it or whatever) before you
> could use it to do much of anything.  You'd still have to build
> whatever internal structures you used, malloc() space, etc. before you
> could do any real processing of the data....
>                                                         Brendan
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