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From Grant <emailgr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_deflate and diminishing returns
Date Wed, 14 Mar 2007 14:17:25 GMT
> It was thus said that the Great Grant once stated:
> > Hello, at what page size does it no longer make sense to use
> > mod_deflate would you say?
>
>   If mod_deflate uses the same compression as gzip, then the test I just did
> on some small files indicates maybe about 100-120 bytes is the break even
> point.
>
>   -spc (smaller than that, and the compression overhead makes the resulting
>         file larger ... )

Thanks Sean,  There's also the zip/unzip time to consider.

Apparently there are 9 compression levels.  Much difference between them?

- Grant

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