[JDEV] cons of jabber technology

Ted Rolle TRolle at uwgrocers.com
Tue Feb 13 14:48:54 CST 2001

Uh... the application layer is not the only place to compress "things".
What about a lower layer on the OSI model and forget it.

-----Original Message-----
From: Robin [mailto:rs11 at email.com]
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 12:32
To: jdev at jabber.org
Subject: Re: [JDEV] cons of jabber technology

> XML is uncompressed:  The client-to-server and server-
> to-server data streams are plain, uncompressed text.
> This isn't the most bandwidth efficient way of sending
> messages.  This will become important when Jabber
> starts to reach millions of simultaneous users.
Hopefully i can contribute a little thing of interest here. As her 4th year
project, a friend of mine did some work on XML compression. Her report can
be found here:

(I don't know if her email address is on the page, if anyone would like to
get in touch for
more info, let me know, and I'll put you in contact).


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