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Re: [xml-dev] EXI: was : RE: [xml-dev] what's missing in XML? What'scoming?

On 01/01/2012 23:42, David Lee wrote:
> Curious Richard, could you expound on this ?
> Why are you opposed to EXI ?
> IMHO ...
> I've read the specs about a year ago (briefly, not in detail).   I was not
> then particularly happy with it because it seemed overly complicated.
> Especially coming from a decade of mobile device programming where I belive
> the full implementation of EXI would be highly inefficient ... However, I
> didn't actually *try* any mobile implementations and would love to see real
> world results.
It doesn't worry me if the specs are complicated, so long as they are 
implementable, and that EXI is faster to generate, transmit, and parse 
than human-readable XML. If EXI achieves those objectives, as is 
claimed, then I think we should welcome it with open arms and adopt it 
much more widely.

Michael Kay

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