Re: fiat mode on regarding WWW and documentation
On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:
> > I think the docs should be served to the browser gzipped, and damn the
> > consequences.
> Huh? Why not uncompress them on the server and serve them to the browser
> as HTML? That would have the advantage of working well :-)
Bandwidth/speed. Though I know that would require hacking the browsers to
re-examine the files for parseable content after they're uncompressed
> Are we just being dogmatic?
Not exactly -- but I was escalating to ideological heights. Which may be
the same thing, depending on your definition of dogmatic. :)
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