RFC: Attributes and XML-RPC

Walter Underwood wunder at infoseek.com
Tue Sep 28 02:08:25 BST 1999

At 10:13 AM 9/25/99 +0100, Steven Livingstone wrote: 
>We started discussing XML RPC and wire technologies using XML, 
>such as SOAP. These do not implement *any* kind of compression, 
>so the use of attributes is advantageous for (more) efficient 

Compression is already provided at link-level in most networks.
It makes sense on slow or expensive links, not on others.
So, worrying too much about that at this level is probably
premature optimization.

Walter R. Underwood
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