[wp-hackers] Packing JavaScript

Charles lists07 at wiltgen.net
Tue Sep 18 20:08:39 GMT 2007

>> Another plus is speed benefits for end users.
> Compressed javascript is slower for end users, because you have
> the extra overhead of unpacking the javascript.

Compressed JavaScript (as compressed with YUI Compressor, etc.) is just
"minified", an so doesn't have to be unpacked.  It's just JavaScript.

You're probably thinking of "packed" JavaScript using Dean Edwards' Packer
(or similar).  I think they're risky because they don't use real JavaScript

-- Charles

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