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[REBOL] Re: designing dialects - was OWL

From: carl:cybercraft at: 22-Mar-2002 12:03

On 22-Mar-02, [Robbo1Mark--aol--com] wrote:
> The question is CAN XML be dislodged before it's too late? > In any other industry a 30 to 40 per cent improvement in efficiency > would undoubtedly be hailed as breakthrough performance!
That 30 to 40 percent only applies to the text of any document, if we're talking bandwidth. Does anyone know what the percentage is of text to non-text stuff being sent across the Net? Pictures seem to use up more than 10,000 words, for instance. Obviously less text means less typing, which is good if there's no other losses associated - such as readability. -- Carl Read