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Re: JavaScript (was Re: Whither XML ?)

  • From: Uche Ogbuji <uche@ogbuji.net>
  • To: David <dlee@calldei.com>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 08:05:10 -0700

Re:  JavaScript (was Re:  Whither XML ?)
On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 7:39 AM, David <dlee@calldei.com> wrote:

Lack of good binary support for transfer, internal use, and internal
storage is a huge killer for JS, IMHO.

Perhaps.  However, I'm having a very difficult time getting over my amusement at being told that efficient data types for binary data are critically important on a list devoted to XML.

"Laugh while you can ... " :)
Yes I agree its amusing, but in the mobile space (which is really yesterdays desktop space ... and tomorrows 'your space' ) getting huge amounts of XML to devices is seriously painful using text protocols.

Seriously scratching head here.  So why on earth would you use XML?  Whatever happened to ASN.1?

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