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RE: "Binary XML" proposals

On Wed, 11 Apr 2001, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:

> The use of zip has been accepted as "good enough" 
> for most applications when the subject has come 
> up on this and other lists.  Let's see how this 
> goes this time.

It's fine for Web app development, basically. In Web app development,
increasing hardware costs is much easier than increasing programmer time,
and you already have quite meaty servers lying around so the overhead of
compressing with gzip is hidden.

However, in other communities less well represented here, it's not very

> Len 
> http://www.mp3.com/LenBullard


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