[Standards] Fwd: Meeting minutes 2010-02-15

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 18 14:47:22 UTC 2010


On 18.02.2010, at 14:51, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:

>> 2. Compression makes multicast structures unnecessary.
> 
> It does? A lot of people are skeptical about the argument "oh don't
> worry about how verbose this is, compression will solve the problem".

It doesn't make multicast structures unnecessary. Using multicast structures you can avoid to generate/serialize/parse quite some XML stanzas. So you have less volume to compress and at the other side it's less XML to parse. Sure the multicast handling takes some CPU too but that's minimal compared to general purpose compression.

Tobias
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