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Re: Compress XML.
Date: 10/24/2007 3:58:00 AM
Joseph Kesselman <keshlam-nospam@c...> wrote: > The usual way to compress XML is just to put it through a standard > text-compression tool such as zip/gzip. That compresses both structure > and content very effectively. But that produces binary data, which would > have to be encoded (eg base-64 encoding) before it could be wrappered in > XML, and that encoding of course adds some space overhead back in. > > I don't know of any other standard way of compressing a SOAP payload. Is there anything that isn't lame about xml? - bloat your data into text, extremely verbose text - add lots of tags, let's say twice as many as needed - compress it into binary - then turn it back into text - then put more tags around it What the fuck?