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On Nov 20, 2003, at 1:37 PM, Jeff Lowery wrote:
> I'm sure this has been asked before, but I missed it:
> What can be achieved by binary XML that can't be similarly achieved
> using well-known text compression algorithms?
As I understand it, ZIP and its friends are quite computationally
intensive, at least in the compression phase, and they are not suitable
for streaming data because they work on a discrete chunk of data.
Are there other issues, anyone?