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Re: compression of HTML would save a lot of money

From: seekXL Suchmaschine - webmaster@seekxl.de <webmaster@seekxl.de>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 19:14:08 +0200
Message-ID: <1971571752.20090805191408@seekxl.de>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>
CC: site-comments@w3.org, w3c-ac-forum@w3.org
Hi Charles,

what do you think about costs/time for implementing this?

and markus wrote yesterday to Rotan:

> Sounds tough, but I would prefer to 'motivate' this 1 out
> of 1000 users to update his browser ...

it sounds good to me...

Best regards,

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André Nowak

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> On Wed, 05 Aug 2009 07:48:07 -0400, seekXL Suchmaschine -
> webmaster@seekxl.de <info@seekxl.de> wrote:

>> this is a good idea and easy to change @ Markus
>>
>> i agree with you and if we save money, i see no reasons why not

> W3C would not save money. Instead, they would spend money on implementing
> this. On the other hand, if it is cheap, then I think it would be nice to
> see them do this and write about it. Given that infrastructure is  
> expensive, and people spend a lot of effort rambling about stuff like net
> neutrality (aka my right to hog your infrastructure) it seems that showing
> how to use less of the infrastructure in the first place is a worthwhile
> example of "leading the web to its full potential".

> cheers

> Chaals

>>> I have just noticed that we don't use HTML compression on our W3C  
>>> website.
>>> If we would use e.g. GZIP, we could save a lot of traffic and money.
>>
>>> 3 examples:
>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/       46 kB
>>> http://lists.w3.org/    227 kB
>>> http://validator.w3.org/ 27 kB
>>
>>> I have just put these three html files on our test server and the result
>>> confirmed that if we would deliver compressed files, the size would  
>>> somewhat
>>> smaller and we could reduce our costs by saving cash:
>>
>>> * homepage compressed:          14 kB (-70 % traffic)
>>> * lists homepage compressed:    23 kB (-90 % traffic)
>>> * validator homepage compressed: 5 kB (-81 % traffic)
>>
>>
>>> Looking at our financial situation, it would be phantastic if you could
>>> reduce our traffic expenses by maybe -50 % (graphics would not be  
>>> concerned
>>> by a compression).
>>
>>> If there are no 'political' reasons why it's not possible for us to use
>>> compression, please check this idea with the server responsible.
>>> When the traffic numbers are still around the same as last year (when I
>>> proposed advertising to increase our revenues) I would guess that we  
>>> could
>>> save as much traffic costs that we economize a 5 digit Euro/USD amount  
>>> per
>>> year with compression.
>>
>>> Best regards,
>>
>>> FINANZNACHRICHTEN.DE
>>> Markus Meister
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>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> SEEKXL.DE
>> André Nowak
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