[wp-hackers] Slim WordPress by way of Google Ajax API?

Jason Webster jason at intraffic.net
Thu Jun 5 16:58:19 GMT 2008

The files hosted at wordpress.com are not gzipped, however.

Otto wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 1:26 AM, Duane Storey <duanestorey at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think it's actually a neat idea, but I'd much rather the files be
>> hosted on WordPress somewhere if possible.   And in fact, if WordPress
>> hosted minified versions and encouraged theme/plugin developers to use
>> those, it could very well result in a large performance increase
>> across all WordPress sites that use these libraries in the future,
>> since the caching benefits would be shared between sites.
> Well, of course, wordpress.com does already have those files...
> http://s.wordpress.com/wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js
> http://s.wordpress.com/wp-includes/js/prototype.js
> And so on. So the same plugin given before could be made to pull from
> there, if you really wanted. Also, if you check those, I think the
> headers are good for caching properly as well.
> -Otto
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