[jdev] Financial messaging via XMPP

Jefferson Ogata Jefferson.Ogata at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 25 07:42:40 CST 2008

On 2008-01-25 13:24, Martin Sustrik wrote:
> Not using public servers is ok. However, base64 means not only that the 
> message is longer, but also that is has to be transformed from binary to 
> base64. No way around that? No binary data in XMPP?

The added length of base64 encoding is not a big deal, and besides, any 
SSL/TLS transport will nullify that with compression automatically. 
There's also always CDATA and &#-style encoding for binary data, but 
that doesn't let you send \0.

Jefferson Ogata <Jefferson.Ogata at noaa.gov>
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