Re: Perl "competitor" Curl raises $52M

From: Jesse (
Date: Wed Mar 14 2001 - 15:56:26 PST

On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 10:33:34AM -0800, Gordon Mohr wrote:
> If saving bandwidth on basic HTML pages was such a
> big win, I'd expect high-volume website to have already
> applied simple compression techniques on all the pages
> they serve. (They haven't, have they?)

netscape has supported transparent gzipping, a long time ago.
and I've seen sites use it.

and take a look at the html google generates...while not _compressed_ it's certainly designed to be as tight as possible. (no CRs no extraneous space, etc...)

> - Gordon

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