Why RLP encoding is used in Ethereum?

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Why RLP encoding is used in Ethereum?
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  • RLP is intended to be a highly minimalistic serialization format, its purpose is to store nested arrays of bytes.
  • It only encodes the structure of the data which it encodes, it doesn't know anything about what kind of object it was before you encoded it.
  •  This reduces the overall size of the encoding but does require the decoder of the bytes to know what kind of object it is looking for.
  • Therefore, RLP is used by Etherum.
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