Lachlan Cannon <mailto:luminosity at members.evolt.org> wrote: > Chris W. Parker wrote: > > 2. use css to style the website and link to the css file from > > within each page. 2a. after writing a css file you can use a perl > > script (such as the one i have been working on for the past few > > days) to remove all unneccessary characters. comments, line breaks, > > and superfluous spaces/tabs are all removed. > > An even bigger saving for text is to get mod_gzip installed on your > server (assuming you're using apache), or a similar solution for iis. > I don't know why more people don't use it, considering the huge > amounts of bandwidth it'd save. i would say that the two biggest factors are that people don't know it even exists, and a lot of people use windows and therefore would have to buy a (possibly) expensive product. (i'm assuming mod_gzip is free.) but yes, i agree that your suggestion would make a big difference for people with lots of text, maybe even him. chris.