[Standards] mobile optimizations (was: Re: Google Androïd SDK not XMPP compliant ?)

Fabio Forno fabio.forno at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 22:04:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 9:39 PM, Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net> wrote:

>  I've never been all that convinced about binary XML forms. They work
>  to a degree with the highly fixed XML in, for example, SyncML, and
>  they're pretty good at compressing individual stanza-like objects
>  over SMS for things like OMA EMN (Email Message Notification, or
>  something - I've long since forgotten what these acronyms stand for),
>  but for long-running streams I'm under the impression that studies
>  show it'll be outperformed.
>  So if you're a big fan of Binary XML formats, please bring along your
>  figures. :-)

Missing the reference, but you should get the best with binary +
compression, however it's not worth the candle, since EXTENSIBLE
binary xml is not easy (there are fast infosets, but the specification
is incredibly complex) and the gain is not so high

Fabio Forno, Ph.D.
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