[Standards] XEP-0138 vs. TLS compression
dave at cridland.net
Thu Aug 30 20:55:36 UTC 2007
On Thu Aug 30 21:29:13 2007, Jonathan Chayce Dickinson wrote:
> "EXI compression *combines* knowledge of XML with a *widely
> adopted, standard compression algorithm* to achieve higher
> compression ratios than would be achievable by applying compression
> to the entire stream."
> "which are individually well suited for standard compression
> If EXI compression is set to true, you SHOULD send the document
> through a compression library.
Just to clarify, "compressed" EXI is sent through DEFLATE. (The EXI
itself is actually bigger, to work with the algorithm better).
Dave Cridland - mailto:dave at cridland.net - xmpp:dwd at jabber.org
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