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  • Subject: Re: XHTML ?
  • From: John Bokma <john@castleamber.com>
  • Date: 13 Jul 2005 16:22:14 GMT
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: Castle Amber - software development
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Borek <borek@parts.bpp.to.com.remove.pl> wrote:

> On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 05:25:30 +0200, Roy Schestowitz  
> <newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote:
>> If anything, pages written in XHTML will sometimes be larger, which
>> slows down crawling (by 1%?). *grin*
> In fact most of the pages are NEVER optimized for size. Google uses  
> one-letter names in their styles to cut on the traffic, but then the
> text  is formatted using <font color=#008000> tags :) That's abuse of
> resources.

One story has it that Google's website looks so simple because the 
developers had no clue about HTML/webdesign. Maybe it's still showing ;-)
> Same happens throughout the web. Probably many services will be able
> to  cut the traffic in half (and cut on the traffic costs) just by
> clever HTML  coding.

better: quite some browsers can handle gzipped web pages, and Apache can 
use mod_gzip (if I recall the name correctly), and send those browsers the 
HTML pages (amongst others) compressed :-)

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      • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com>
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