Re: Compiled XML
3/27/2002 12:53:59 AM, Mike Brown <mike@s...> wrote: >Mike Champion wrote: >> In general, though, you would be well-advised to not try to compress >> arbitrary text better than gzip can. You'll fail. > >http://sources.redhat.com/bzip2/index.html is gradually gaining wider >acceptance and distribution. I'd say it's where gzip was in 1993-94. It's a >little more CPU intensive but is also consistently better than gzip. Sorry, I was using "gzip" in a vague way to represent modern compression libraries. My assertion -- which is just my sense of the previous discussions, not a competent professional opinion -- was that it's unlikely that a "binary XML" scheme would compress data significantly better than an off the shelf text compression algorithm.
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