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[whatwg] Multiple file download

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 19:13:10 -0500
Message-ID: <7c2a12e21002251613m704f6226u50618ca1fe49cda@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Ashley Sheridan
<ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote:
> Ideally I guess then, the browsers would support .tar.gz files as these give much better compression than .zip.

ZIP and gzip give comparable compression, in my experience.  I just
applied both to a random 3.5M text file lying around in /tmp, and got
exactly 170K for both.  bzip2, 7-Zip, and xz tend to give better
Received on Thursday, 25 February 2010 16:13:10 UTC

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