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Re: Enable compression of a blob to .zip file

From: Mike Hanson <mhanson@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 10:50:45 -0700
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CF9B89C2-207B-45FD-94A5-150C25BDFD61@mozilla.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
On Oct 31, 2011, at 10:42 AM, Charles Pritchard wrote:

> 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.

Work in progress:
http://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org/

mh
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