[uf-discuss] Size considerations (or how to choose)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Oct 21 10:08:28 PDT 2006

In message
<b5d3b8c70610210958x25acb002ic7805a7ef65f70a9 at mail.gmail.com>, Charles
Roper <charles.roper at gmail.com> writes

>Can anyone give any real *disadvantages* to using output compression?

Perhaps not - but is it always available to people? Not everyone manages
(or has access to the management of) the servers on which their content

Nor is file size just a transmission issue - there's also storage, and
the possibility of needing to put files onto media such as memory
sticks, CDs or even floppy discs.

Andy Mabbett
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