From: Gavin Thomas Nicol (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 18 2000 - 22:49:59 PDT
> XML takes a lot of bandwidth and parsing, why use this
> instead of a simple binary protocol like IIOP or JRMP
> that has been designed for object invocation?
Good question. From my experience, a finely tuned parser for
XML messages like SOAP messages, or S-expressions can be
very fast, and parsing isn't the overhead. The bandwidth
side is very much a problem, and there isn't too much
you can do about it.
Of course, the greater the number of hops, the worse it
gets, especially when you have lot's of packet loss.
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