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Author Topic: Binary Protocol (1 messages, Page 1 of 1)

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Posted: Apr 2, 2013 08:07 PM          Msg. 1 of 1
I really do not like working with text-based protocols, as they're clumsy, expensive to parse, and take longer to write parsers for.

I'm wondering if there could be a mode added where data will be sent in binary fixed-width structures rather than CSVs. It pains my love for optimization to know that you guys take in binary data, convert it to CSV, and I convert it right back the second I read it.

I know it's probably something that most people do not ask for, but I can't imagine it would take too long for you guys to implement it.

Edited by gamozo on Apr 2, 2013 at 08:20 PM


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