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Date/Time: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:30:41 +0000



Post From: DTC Protocol

[2017-10-30 19:39:51]
AndrewAMD - Posts: 17
I'm writing code in C++, and the variable binary encoding is a little tricky to implement compared to fixed-struct binary. I'm wondering if it's worth my time to implement my trading client in variable.

Are there any rule-of-thumb performance metrics? Obviously, size will vary, but how much can I expect bandwidth to shrink using variable? That is, what percentage of fixed message size is a typical variable size?