[Standards] XEP-0138 vs. TLS compression

Boyd Fletcher boyd.fletcher at je.jfcom.mil
Thu Aug 30 01:03:27 UTC 2007

I was thinking we would just add it to XEP-138 instead of writing a new XEP.

I believe some of the folks on the W3 committee are working on an
implementation of EXI.

On 8/29/07 6:52 PM, "Joe Hildebrand" <hildjj at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Aug 29, 2007, at 7:00 AM, Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL
> J9935 wrote:
>> > Speaking of compression, I think we should consider adding the w3's
>> > efficient xml interchange (exi) support to xep-138. The testing
>> > results I've seen for EXI indicate that in many circumstances it is
>> > quite a bit better than zlib or tls compression. In addition to
>> > better b/w utilization use of exi within the xmpp router could
>> > potentially lead to dramatically improved scalability as binary xml
>> > is far more efficient to process.
> You should write a XEP, then, that defines the compression method
> name, a pointer to the relevant W3C doc, and the XMPP Registrar
> Considerations that asks the registrar to add it to the list of
> compression methods.
> Off-topic: are there any open source implementations of EXI yet?
> --
> Joe Hildebrand

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