[Standards-JIG] Q about shorter tag names

Sebastiaan Deckers cbas at pandion.be
Sun Nov 20 01:45:56 UTC 2005

Use compression: http://www.jabber.org/jeps/jep-0138.html
It'll most likely provide a better compression ratio and it has the 
advantage of not making the traffic unreadable.
And it doesn't require a complete overhaul of just about every piece of 
XMPP software out there already. :-)


Ulrich Staudinger wrote:

> Hi guys,
> did we have a discussion on shorter tag names already ? I would really 
> like to have tags <p>,<i>,<m> instead of the full versions. To my 
> knowledge FixML has introduced in their latest specifications numbers 
> as tag names, like <1>, <2>, <3> for the defined 
> <presence>,<iq>,<message>.
> That would reduce the traffic a lot.
> Cheers,
> Ulrich

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