saving bandwitdh?

Matthew Sergeant (EML) Matthew.Sergeant at
Wed Jun 23 16:56:41 BST 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Kay Michael [SMTP:Michael.Kay at]
> (Having said that, I have just found myself designing an XML document with
> one-character tags for download to the browser, and it does make a
> difference. So I have some sympathy with the argument. But standards are
> standards, and by definition they can't suit everybody).
	Both "main" browsers support gzip encoding - which with a decent web
server you can do on the fly, and often at less cost than you might think
compared to the saved transmission times.


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