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Re: proposal: css compression via aliasing specification

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 07:42:28 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDHTMp=O61pCwXa1+XQ_=1S7w5U6MrkCwdXen1XVKOg3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joey Bradshaw <joey_bradshaw@strandedpirate.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 7:07 AM, Joey Bradshaw <
joey_bradshaw@strandedpirate.com> wrote:

> Tested out a full alias replacement on a file that was 134KB on disk and
> these were the results:****
>
> ** **
>
> * *
>
> *aliased*
>
> *normal*
>
> *Savings*
>
> *no gzip*
>
> 112.1****
>
> 133.6****
>
> 16.1%****
>
> *no gzip + minification*
>
> 76.1****
>
> 99.7****
>
> 23.7%****
>
> *gzip*
>
> 19.2****
>
> 20****
>
> 4.0%****
>
> *gzip + minification*
>
> 14.6****
>
> 15.8****
>
> 7.6%****
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
>
> Too lazy to see the results of doing vendor prefixes..****
>

Basically, then, the 20kB difference pre-gzip becomes roughly a 1kB
difference post-gzip.  That's what I meant by "relatively tiny".

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 12 September 2013 14:43:17 UTC

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