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

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 15:53:43 -0500
Message-ID: <1450817623.17824.105.camel@w3.org>
To: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
On Tue, 2015-12-22 at 18:09 +0000, Daniel Weck wrote:
> A browser-native "zip" API would be useful 

Note that gzip and zip are totally different beasts.

Not only are they different compression algorithms, but zip is an
archive format (multiple files in a single archive) and gzip is stream-
based (a single file).

The gzip compression is the one used by Web servers for HTTP, not zip.

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