[wp-hackers] Re: Packing JavaScript

Charles lists07 at wiltgen.net
Wed Sep 19 20:07:16 GMT 2007

>>                                GZIP:  19,758 bytes
>>                            YUI+GZIP:  10,818 bytes
>>       Savings of YUI+GZIP over GZIP:  45%
> YUI is not a 50% improvement over GZIP, it's a 50% improvement
> over GZIP *when combined with GZIP as well*.

That's what I thought I said.   :^)   I guess I didn't get your numbers
before because I've never deployed JavaScript uncompressed using one or more

> I don't consider it effortless...

I made it effortless with my own build system, so I thought the same
principles would apply.  I understand your points, thanks!

-- Charles

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