Re: Reducing HTTP payload size [was: RE: HTTP idea

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Nicholas Shanks wrote:

> Wouldn't large sites encode their traffic with gzip (or alternative)
> before sending?

Hard to generalize from extensive case by case examination, but Google is
the only site I've observed which uses gzip. Over the past several years
I've spent a lot of time measuring page load timing for  well and not so
well known sites and not observed use of gzip.

Dave Morris

Received on Friday, 12 January 2007 02:30:27 UTC