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Re: FYI: gzip/zip in the browsers...

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 09:40:24 -0500
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <567960D8.5090701@berjon.com>
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On 22/12/2015 03:28 , Ivan Herman wrote:
> There are some discussions on having natively zip-like facilities
> in the browser:
> 
> http://discourse.wicg.io/t/need-for-gzip-deflate-api/1237 
> http://discourse.wicg.io/t/a-zip-api-in-the-browser/14
> 
> I have no idea whether there is more than just discussions at this 
> point, though.

The idea has been doing the rounds for a while; AFAIK it's still
mostly just an idea (though one that would be very useful). In the
interim, there are pure-JS options that will get the job done (to my
knowledge none that's really great, but workable).

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