[Standards-JIG] Re: Stream Compression

Ralph Meijer jabber.org at ralphm.ik.nu
Wed Jun 30 10:03:55 UTC 2004

On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 11:38:14AM +0200, Fabrice Desré - France Telecom R&D/MAPS/AST wrote:
>  Using namespace declaration and prefixes would also help to minimize 
> XML size. Why redeclare the same namespaces on each stanza ? You can 
> just declare xmlns:muc=http://jabber.org/protocol/muc on the root 
> stream, and use the muc: prefix afterwards.

I agree. Unfortunately most of the installed base doesn't understand the
usage of prefixes. This would be a nice time to try and change that, but
you'd have to have a fallback.



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