[IPython-dev] Python and Javascript

Thomas Kluyver takowl at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 15:56:19 EDT 2013

On 26 August 2013 12:50, Cyrille Rossant <cyrille.rossant at gmail.com> wrote:

> (I think the
> bottleneck is base64 serialization/deserialization, and there's also
> the transfer through WebSocket).

I think someone mentioned that the IPython messaging protocol does allow
the possibility of sending JSON metadata followed by a chunk of binary
data, which would avoid the base64 cost. I don't know much about it, but if
I'm not making that up, others will be able to give you more details.

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