[whatwg] Wish: Restrict Image Size on Upload

MegaZone megazone at megazone.org
Tue Dec 28 15:28:59 PST 2004

Once upon a time what at keepthebyte.ch shaped the electrons to say...
> Another idea: how about a "compress" flag - the UA compresses (zip) the
> file/s before sending - that could reduce upload time dramatically and
> improve user experience. The document management system vendors would
> love this feature.

Should the allowed compression system(s) be specified?  (zip, gzip,
bzip2...)  What if the UA is incapable of compression, this would be
an optional action, yes?  How intelligent should the UA be about this?
Compressing a compressed file, or a binary, is probably more wasteful
than useful.

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