Re: two ideas...

William C. Cheng (
Wed, 29 Nov 1995 17:07:41 -0500

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To: "Manu S. Kumar" <>
Subject: Re: two ideas... 
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Wed, 29 Nov 1995 15:12:18 EST."
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 1995 17:07:41 -0500
From: "William C. Cheng" <>

>     I have two ideas which I would like to get some feedback on. One is
> to use compressed HTML/Java instead of regular HTML. The second is to
> implement intelligent pre-fetching for the web.
>     I have written a paper on each of the above ideas. Please look at
> the papers for the details. They are available at:
>     I would be interested in hearing some feedback from people on these ideas.

Regarding compressed HTML (or HTZL, as mentioned in your paper), why not
just use the Content-Encoding in HTTP/1.0 <URL:
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