[thechat] Weird-ass FTP problem

Lachlan Cannon lach at illuminosity.net
Sat Aug 28 04:58:15 CDT 2004

> I've never done that, though. But you know what I mean, gzipping content 
> or something before sending it to the browser (I read through some 
> comments about it a long time ago). Hosting providers use it to reduce 
> bandwith.
> It's not *the* solution, but maybe it'll help anyway.

I'm almost certain that gzipping is only done on text files. I'd be 
extremely surprised if it had anything to do with it. Apart from 
anything else, since gzip works with text files it has to be a lossless 
compression algorithm.

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