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Re: Request: Techniques for reducing the size of XML instances
- From: Al Snell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Paul Cody Johnston <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 00:51:13 +0100 (BST)
On Mon, 30 Jul 2001, Paul Cody Johnston wrote:
> However, I do think binary XML has promise in line with the notion of
> "compiled data", especially as it relates to validation. It's natural
> for me to imagine a sort-of "expendable" or "temporary" pre-validated
> binary rendering that can be ripped from the "master" XML document and
> used as a cached or internal format for certain applications. Seems
> like that would be a useful tool for application builders that
> warrants general research. Not currently popular though!
I'd probably use a DOM tree and keep it in shared memory :-)
> Many people seem to have a visceral (irrational?) opposition to the
> very thought of binary XML.
Yeah... it's scary...
> Just my two cents,
Alaric B. Snell
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