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Re: [Beacon] Review of current spec

From: Chase Douglas <chase@newrelic.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:07:31 -0800
Message-ID: <CAKNWE6GhRvuC+Tq=UT2UMTHy8M5SnXh4aq_=Vc3uWHW=c3yv5w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com>
Cc: Arvind Jain <arvind@google.com>, "Reitbauer, Alois" <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
So how can we get the ball rolling on such an addition?


On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com> wrote:

>
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Chase Douglas <chase@newrelic.com>wrote:
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>> So you're proposing a different spec and api that would simply compress
>> data like:
>>
>> var zipped = window.compress('Please compress this string!');
>>
>> And zipped would be a Blob? That would definitely be handy if we could
>> get such a thing.
>>
>
> Perhaps not that exact API, but the same end result, yes. :-)
>
> This would benefit XHR and WebSocket, give us ability to compress data to
> store locally (e.g. for offline use), and more..
>
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2013 23:07:59 UTC

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