Re: huge wnpp bug report page
> I tried to take a look at the wnpp bug page but neither Konqueror
> nor Firefox were able to handle it on my system.
Really? Galeon handles it fine, as does Firefox (the latter on win32).
> 3182462 bytes for the HTML code of a single web page is a bit much, isn't
Possibly. It's also 25% greater than the size of the page you quoted
(wgetting the page gives an output of 2634857 bytes).
> Additionally, all links contain the server name. Why? Using
> <a href="bugreport.cgi?bug=123456"></a>
> would be enough and would save a lot regarding download size. All
> the "http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/" prefixes could be ommitted.
> This would reduce page size by 93 bytes per bug (> 500KB total).
Erm... no, they don't. For instance, having a copy of ftp.d.o's bug page
handy :) :
<li><a href="bugreport.cgi?bug=271782">#271782: udeb sources need to be in
<br>Package: <a class="submitter"
Reported by: <a class="submitter"
von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org></a>;
<strong>1 year and 323 days old</strong>.