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From Sebastian Cohnen <>
Subject Re: arguments for couchdb - binary data output ?
Date Fri, 14 May 2010 10:42:08 GMT
please start new threads when posting to the ML

but back to topic: I'm not sure what you want to know/hear. In terms of efficiency, sure,
binary is much more "transport"-efficient then json/text. But json on the other hand is a
perfect fit for web-centric application (json is a subset of javascript e.g.)...

On 14.05.2010, at 11:11, c.Kleinhuis wrote:

> Hello,
> one more question is, how is json output comparable to direct binary output, in my eyes
> the json is the compactest human readable transfer format, and the difference json<->binary
> is far less than compared to xml<->binary
> what do you think ?
> thx
> ck

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