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Re: Enable compression of a blob to .zip file

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 10:42:01 -0700
Message-ID: <4EAEDDE9.3020105@jumis.com>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 10/30/2011 5:56 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> On 30/10/11 4:25 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>> Then he probably means file system files and not HTTP files, and support
>> there has indeed been spotty in the past.
>
> Ah, yes.  Regarding data: URIs, someone should really just amend the 
> RFC to allow specifying a content encoding.
>

That seems rather unnecessary.

I'm almost certain that somewhere, it is specified that the browser 
should sniff the first few bytes of the file to see
if it is compressed. It's minimal work.

This also applies to the local file system; as in file:///.
Received on Monday, 31 October 2011 17:42:25 GMT

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