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Re: Webfont compression

From: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 19:26:50 -0700
Message-ID: <4A67CA6A.30608@tiro.com>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Laurence Penney wrote:

> For anyone else running tests and gathering stats, be advised that 
> GIDZipTest, the compression testing site I mentioned[1], does not follow 
> redirects and needs to be pointed at the final URL seen in the browser, 
> thus:

To confirm: Laurence had advised me of this before I started testing, so 
I was taking care to test URLs of actual pages not redirecting URLs.

> Regarding the promotion of automatic gzip compression of fonts, it could 
> well be a reasonable criticism that our customers may not have control 
> over 'SetOutputFilter' Apache settings (or equivalent).

Indeed.

JH
Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 02:27:32 GMT

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