Did you ever try gzipping?

Super-great compression without the negative things of JS-native  

Personally, I use jsmin + gzip.

For example, Prototype 1.5.0 plus _all_ of script.aculo.us is ~34k.

gzipping is supported by  all browsers Prototype targets, plus by  
most webservers.


Am 21.02.2007 um 20:12 schrieb jd:

> Hello,
> I love Prototype and wanted to contribute something. It has always
> frustrated me that Prototype doesn't easily compress. This is caused
> by  a lack of proper semi colons and what not. I have taken the time
> to add the semi colons and compress several versions of Prototype.
> Prototype 1.4.0 (13.2kb);
> Prototype 1.5.0_rc0 (16.6kb)
> Prototype 1.5.0_rc1 (18.6kb)
> Prototype 1.5.0_final (21.8kb)
> The protopressed.zip, located under "Files" contains original
> versions, formatted versions, and compressed versions.
> I used:
> Dean Edward's packer to strip whitespace with the compression level of
> "none";
> http://dean.edwards.name/packer/
> Then ran the packed code through Memtronics compressor on "best" with
> "hardcore" checkled.
> http://hometown.aol.de/_ht_a/memtronic/
> I wish the Prototype team would put the proper formatted Prototype
> version into their svn cycle.
> >

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