Re: [sip-ops] [Sipping] SIP-CLF: Results on ASCII vs. binary representation

"Vijay K. Gurbani" <vkg@alcatel-lucent.com> Wed, 29 April 2009 20:37 UTC

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Elwell, John wrote:
> Vijay,
> 
> Useful figures, which do indeed suggest generating the initial log in
> ASCII. The question is whether we need to standardise a binary format
> too, 

John: Binary format is great for optimized searches.
As such, standardizing it is good -- tools can be developed
to operate on the ASCII data offline and convert it to binary.
I just want to ensure that the binary format is not the
only format chosen for the SIP CLF work.

Thanks,

- vijay
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