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Re: [Beacon] Review of current spec

From: Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 22:23:17 +0000
Message-ID: <CADXXVKr-FDVcby0dz2btCjgUEKf=EmvYKkHNNOyewvnPT_3eYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chase Douglas <chase@newrelic.com>
Cc: Arvind Jain <arvind@google.com>, "Reitbauer, Alois" <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Chase Douglas <chase@newrelic.com> wrote:

> So you're proposing a different spec and api that would simply compress
> data like:
>
> var zipped = window.compress('Please compress this string!');
>
> And zipped would be a Blob? That would definitely be handy if we could get
> such a thing.
>

Perhaps not that exact API, but the same end result, yes. :-)

This would benefit XHR and WebSocket, give us ability to compress data to
store locally (e.g. for offline use), and more..
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2013 22:24:25 UTC

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