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[whatwg] Wish: Restrict Image Size on Upload

From: <what@keepthebyte.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 01:20:45 +0100
Message-ID: <1104279645.16342.211632254@webmail.messagingengine.com>

On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 18:28:59 -0500, "MegaZone" <megazone at megazone.org>
said:
> Once upon a time what at keepthebyte.ch shaped the electrons to say...
> > Another idea: how about a "compress" flag - the UA compresses (zip) the
> > file/s before sending - that could reduce upload time dramatically and
> > improve user experience. The document management system vendors would
> > love this feature.
> 
> Should the allowed compression system(s) be specified?  (zip, gzip,
> bzip2...)  What if the UA is incapable of compression, this would be
> an optional action, yes?  How intelligent should the UA be about this?
> Compressing a compressed file, or a binary, is probably more wasteful
> than useful.

compression system(s) be specified > yes (but I'm the wrong man to
choose which one)

compression optional action > yes (the server can request it but can not
expect to get it back in the compressed format - backward comp. with old
UA)

Compressing a compressed file > well, if the server requests it (the
author of the form has chosen to use the compression) - then it would be
that way.

Keep the byte.

Cedric
Received on Tuesday, 28 December 2004 16:20:45 UTC

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