Thanks, Andrew.  I'm glad to be corrected on this.

TAG

On Oct 3, 2008, at 8:34 AM, Andrew Dupont wrote:

>
> Google's version is gzipped. Prototype 1.6, when gzipped, is only 28K
> over the wire. And with Google's content distribution network and
> proper cache settings, it'll be downloaded only once. This is what
> people should be using if they want a compressed version.
>
> (http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/prototype/1.6.0.3/prototype.js)
>
> If they want a self-hosted "compressed" version, and can't use gzip,
> then they should use JDD's "protopacked" distribution.
>
> Cheers,
> Andrew
>
> On Oct 3, 7:23 am, Tom Gregory <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Isn't that what I said?  The advantage from Google is not  
>> compression,
>> but caching (if multiple sites use it).
>>
>> There was talk at one point of releasing an official compressed
>> version so Google could use it.  I don't remember the outcome of that
>> conversation.
>>
>> TAG
>>
>> On Oct 3, 2008, at 5:04 AM, Yanick wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Hi Tom,
>>> The Prototype version hosted by Google seems not to be compressed. I
>>> haven't look deep, but if it loads this URL
>>> http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/prototype/1.6.0.2/prototype.js,
>>> then it is not compressed.
>>
>>> yanick
>>
>>> On Oct 3, 12:22 am, Tom Gregory <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>> There is also the Google-hosted version.  It's not compressed,  
>>>> but if
>>>> your users visit other sites that also access the URL, it'll be
>>>> cached.http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxlibs/
> >


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