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Is there any text compression algorithm exists in javascript?

wanna to compress the large textual data before submitting the form.

Thanks

Usman

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Jul 20 '05 #1
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On 26 Dec 2003 04:39:52 GMT, usman <an*******@developersdex.com>
wrote:
Is there any text compression algorithm exists in javascript?
Possibly, one could be written if not.
wanna to compress the large textual data before submitting the form.


It's almost certainly not worth it, it'll be very slow, removing any
time saved in the upload, the data will probbably be getting
compressed at the network level in some systems, and your compression
will just negate the benefits of this.

Jim.
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