[webkit-dev] Request for feedback on CompressionStream and DecompressionStream

Thomas Steiner tomac at google.com
Wed Nov 27 23:18:10 PST 2019

You can see DecompressionStream in action in unarchiver
<https://googlechromelabs-unarchiver.glitch.me/>, this is the relevant code
it in Chrome 79+ with the chrome://flags/#native-file-system-api and the
chrome://flags/#enable-experimental-web-platform-features flags set).

On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 6:07 AM Adam Rice <ricea at chromium.org> wrote:

> I am trying to gauge feedback on compression streams with a view to
> shipping them in Chromium.
> Very briefly, they are a way to do gzip and gunzip in the browser. Less
> briefly, the explainer
> https://github.com/WICG/compression/blob/master/explainer.md goes into
> some detail of the how and why. The specification
> https://wicg.github.io/compression/ gives verbose detail of how. You may
> also find the W3C TAG review
> https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/410 interesting.
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