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- Subject: Re: Simple XHTML (XML) parser/printer
- From: Jorge <xxopxe@...>
- Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 11:33:44 -0300
I actually saw that line in Microsoft's early .NET advocating
literature: XML is compact and efficient because it compresses very
Anyway, there also was made the point that SOAP is great because being
on port 80, you don't have to worry about firewalls...
On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 09:54 +0100, David Hamill wrote:
> Of course you can always gzip XML files to make them
> smaller; but that results in binary files that are
> meaningless until you gunzip them. XML compresses well
> because it has high redundancy.