[erlang-questions] BERT encoding and WebSocket
Wed Apr 11 04:28:42 CEST 2012
Thanks for the info.
About "websockets does not support binary data":
* Wikipedia says "Binary frames are not supported yet in the API"
* Stackoverflow says "until then, WebSockets payload is encoded as
About BERT, it seems that BERT is not shorter than JSON, so I'm
thinking of not using BERT.
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 11:17 PM, Antoine Koener
> Here's a link: http://autobahn.ws/testsuite/reports/clients/index.html
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 3:54 PM, Antoine Koener
> <> wrote:
>> Are you sure that websockets does not support binary data ?
>> The data type is "blob", or "arraybuffer".
>> See w3c for more information.
>> (sorry for not giving you Uris about that, I'm conferencing :))
>> Was in mobile mode ...
>> On 10 avr. 2012, at 04:26, ngocdaothanh <> wrote:
>>> What is the best way to use BERT encoding (http://bert-rpc.org/) with
>>> BERT is binary but WebSocket does not support binary at this moment.
>>> Should I use base64 to encode BERT binary to normal string? Base64 has
>>> 33% overhead (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base64). How much space can
>>> BERT save compared to JSON?
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