Re: Features

From: Gregory Maxwell <>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 09:43:01 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 24 Nov 1997, Redfern Ian wrote:

> Note that the bulk of traffic (by volume, at least on my cache) is GIFs,
> JPEGs, EXEs and ZIPs, which are fairly incompressible. Much of the rest
> is uncacheable. Is it worth it, just for the static HTML pages?
> Ian Redfern (

Here I'm seeing html as 15% of the bandwidth..

Compression 4:1 on that html would save you like 3% off your daily

The cost is small.. I would want it..

It's will also reduce latency, which is VERY important..

Sometime tonight I'll post my old document on what I think should be done
about images..
Received on Mon Nov 24 1997 - 07:09:04 MST

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