[Members] EXI over XMPP

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Mar 14 12:51:07 UTC 2012


On 3/14/12 6:49 AM, Ralph Meijer wrote:
> On 2012-03-14 09:28 , Peter Waher wrote:
>> Hello
>>
>> Does anyone know of an XMPP Server that supports EXI (i.e. binary
>> compressed XML)?
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/XML/EXI/
>>
>> Or if anybody is considering working with EXI?
>>
>> EXi is an efficient way to encode and compress XML, and is well suited
>> for small embedded devices (like sensors) for coding/decoding data.
>> There are code generators that generate efficient C++ code given XML
>> Schema files as input.
> 
> Ah, is it that time of year again? :-D
> 
> I very much doubt anyone has pursued this. In 2008 there was some
> discussion [1] on a proposed XEP [2] for this and was rejected [3] by
> the council.
> 
> 
> [1]
> <http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2008-February/thread.html#17938>
> 
> [2] <http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/compress-exi.html>
> [3] <http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/standards/2008-March/018185.html>

Ah yes. As I recall, I did reach out to EXI experts and didn't receive
any feedback. If there's interest, I can do that again (now that I am in
more frequent communication with W3C folks).

Peter

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