[erlang-questions] BERT encoding and WebSocket

Heinz N. Gies <>
Wed Apr 11 18:20:08 CEST 2012

I was thinking about the same,
after some testing I went to use JSON it was smaller then BERT+base64 for my cases without it I had problems with transmissions.

Heinz N. Gies


On Apr 10, 2012, at 04:26, ngocdaothanh wrote:

> What is the best way to use BERT encoding (http://bert-rpc.org/) with
> WebSocket?
> 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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