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   Re: [xml-dev] Microsoft FUD on binary XML...

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Alaric B Snell scripsit:

> Yep, if we enclosed this entire email in <e> and </e> to make it into 
> XML, then the PER equivelant would be something like a 2-byte 
> variable-length integer encoding the message length followed by the text 
> of the message - a meager saving of 5 bytes out of a couple of K.

Of course, a *real* PER encoding of your email would be to encode the
author as 01, and then leave the content to be reconstructed by the
receiver.  :-)

One Word to write them all,             John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  One Access to find them,              http://www.reutershealth.com
One Excel to count them all,            http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
  And thus to Windows bind them.                --Mike Champion


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