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

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Thu Feb 18 16:05:52 UTC 2010


On Thu Feb 18 14:47:22 2010, Tobias Markmann wrote:
> 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.

We're not seeing any bottleneck on CPU at this time on our  
deployments, I have to say.

I do, personally, have a bottleneck on implementing stuff, though...  
:-)

Dave.
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