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From "remigijus" <bau...@takas.lt>
Subject Re: Feature idea: gzip encoding and XMLRPC
Date Tue, 16 Dec 2003 20:21:27 GMT
apache xml-rpc already supports gzip'ed format. At least on response it's
checking does response is gziped or no.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Bradford" <bradford@dbxmlgroup.com>
To: <xmlrpc-user@ws.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2003 10:19 PM
Subject: Re: Feature idea: gzip encoding and XMLRPC


> I don't know how good of an idea this is.   Most XML-RPC  messages are
> relatively small, mostly fitting neatly within the space of one UDP
> packet.  Compressing them would only impose the overhead of compressing
> a small message, which may not even yield good results.
>
> Seems like an unneeded optimization (and possibly a performance
> degradation) to me.
>
> --
> Tom Bradford - http://www.tbradford.org/
> CTO - The dbXML Group - http://www.dbxml.com/
> Project Labrador - http://www.dbxml.com/labrador/
>
>
> Dylan McNamee wrote:
> > I just drew a Google-blank on this topic (so I'm not too hopeful) but I
> > thought I'd ask anyway: how easily could I "silently slip in" gzip
> > encoding at the HTTP-level underneath XMLRPC-Java?
> >
> > I've been happily making a verbose XMLRPC protocol, and now am finding
> > myself with a bandwidth bottleneck...rather than trying to make my
> > XMLRPC more terse, gzipping it would be way more effective. XML
> > compresses like a dream!
> >
> > Reflecting on my request (and the Javadocs), I think this would be a
> > subclass of XmlRpcClient (GzipXmlRpcClient)...but before I embark on
> > doing that, I thought I'd check the list whether a) it's been done, b)
> > it's really easy or hard to do, or c) it shouldn't be done (like my
> > sessions with cookies idea).
> >
> > Thanks!
> > dylan
> >
> >
> >


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