On Tue, 10 Jan 2006, Nick May wrote:
>>> would prefer to use UTF-8 for encoding the Japanese content
> Note that this encoding of JP is - literally - 50% more expensive in
> terms of packets your customers must download.
> So it is slower and costs more, and less fits in the cache of older
> phones (10k of sjis content != 10k of UTF8 content.)
That depends. If they convert at the gateway, and they charge you by
over-air packets instead of TCP traffic volume, it would cost the
same, the download speed would be the same (assuming your server has a
reasonably fast connection), and the cache usage would be the same.
Curt Sampson <cjs_at_cynic.net> +81 90 7737 2974
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Received on Tue Jan 10 05:23:53 2006