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Re: [Beacon] Review of current spec

From: Daniel Austin <daniel_b_austin@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 07:19:50 +0800
Message-Id: <FBC505B7-73A5-42B2-855C-3AFCB5E96543@yahoo.com>
Cc: Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com>, Arvind Jain <arvind@google.com>, "Reitbauer, Alois" <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
To: Chase Douglas <chase@newrelic.com>
If W3C were to take this on, it would probably belong in Sysapps. Perhaps part of their phase two efforts?

R,
D-

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> On Nov 15, 2013, at 7:09 AM, "Chase Douglas" <chase@newrelic.com> wrote:
> 
> So how can we get the ball rolling on such an addition?
> 
> 
>> On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 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..
> 
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