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Re: Enable compression of a blob to .zip file

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:04:32 +0100
Message-ID: <4ED65410.1020701@gmx.de>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
CC: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 2011-11-30 16:50, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>> Nope. If you need gzipped SVG in data URIs, the right thing to do is to either extend data URIs to support that, or to mint a separate media type.
> Why? Seems like a lot of complexity for blob, data and file for something that could otherwise be handled by minimal code.

It would mean that the semantics of a data URI depends on who's 
processing it. It would probably also cause lots of confusion about what 
types is applies to.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:05:19 UTC

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