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Hello,

Are there tools to compress CSS files?
My CSS Files are usually big because of comments and the way I write
them so that it is easy to read.

Thanks,
Miguel

Oct 3 '07 #1
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On 2007-10-03, shapper <md*****@gmail. comwrote:
[...]
When I said "Compress CSS files" I didn't mean using zip files.
I was talking about making the file smaller by removing comments and
making a style:
.style
{
...;
...
}

In something like:
.style {...;...;}
Well that's not much smaller in terms of number of bytes, but is less readable.
I found the following:
http://csstidy.sourceforge.net/

I was looking for other tools as this.
But I thought you said the reason they were big was because you'd made
them readable?

Readable is more important than small. If they are readable, then leave
them alone.
Oct 3 '07 #2
Readable is more important than small. If they are readable, then leave
them alone.
Only if you are the author. If you're the end-user, and your internet
connection is a slow modem, then size is all that matters.

--
Steve Swift
http://www.swiftys.org.uk/swifty.html
http://www.ringers.org.uk
Oct 4 '07 #3
On 4 Oct, 08:28, Steve Swift <Steve.J.Sw...@ gmail.comwrote:
If you're the end-user, and your internet
connection is a slow modem, then size is all that matters.
A slow _non-compressing_ modem.
Whitespace in HTML compresses quite nicely with any technology after
some time around 1990

Oct 4 '07 #4

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