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

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:02:08 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+FkZ9FJ0Jr0cOcHVS4y1dB3auhK54k9N2uOHmWTmJ-4VOSdrQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Liam R. E. Quin" <liam@w3.org>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Indeed.
Dan

On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 8:53 PM, Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Liam
>
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