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Thursday, 29 December 2011

Reduce the number of bytes loaded

One important side effect of using the Setextbrowser is the giant reduction of used Megabytes.

Due to the fact that the page is rendered at the server and almost only text is delivered, you consume only a few kilobytes when you read a webpage.

Reducements measured are from 1400 to 23kb, from 756 to 13kb and from 2400 to 17kb for the following webpages:


  1. http://www.wired.com/epicenter/tag/google/ *
  2. http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com
  3. http://www.washingtonpost.com

So, when you are really byte-wise you use the Setextbrowser.

* Recently I discovered with brokenlinks.zomdir.com that this link was broken, so I decide to show the text only