[webkit-dev] Making browsers faster: Resource Packages

Alexander Limi limi at mozilla.com
Tue Nov 17 14:36:49 PST 2009

Could you be more specific? Most of the comments seem to be a result of
people not actually reading the spec.

As for the comments in the article itself:

   - You still do parallel downloads, and you can have multiple resource
   - The zip can have expiry headers, and can be invalidated using ETags.

If you can pull out the specific questions, I'm happy to answer them.

Alexander Limi · Firefox User Experience · http://limi.net

On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 2:30 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:

> I have many of the same concerns mentioned here:
> http://ajaxian.com/archives/resource-packages-making-a-faster-web-via-packaging
> dave
> (hyatt at apple.com)
> On Nov 17, 2009, at 4:19 PM, Alexander Limi wrote:
> Good people of Webkit!
> We'd all like for the web to be faster, and therefore I'd love your
> feedback on my proposal — it would be great to see support for this in
> additional browsers, not just Firefox:
> http://limi.net/articles/resource-packages/
> Summary:
> What if there was a backwards compatible way to transfer all of the
> resources that are used on every single page in your site — CSS, JS, images,
> anything else — in a single HTTP request at the start of the first visit to
> the page? This is what Resource Package support in browsers will let you do.
> Looking forward to hear your thoughts on this.
> Thanks!
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