Chrome Is About to Load Web Pages Way Faster
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The new algorithm, called Brotli, is designed to replace the one that Chrome currently uses, known as Zopfli. (Google has
always sucked at naming things
It does that while also achieving comparable decompression speeds which, it might not surprise you to hear, "allows for better space utilization and faster page loads." Google also reckons it will provide "benefits to mobile users, such as lower data transfer fees and reduced battery use." Sounds good, eh?
The code is now said to be readied to the stage of "intent to ship," which means it should appear in Chrome very soon. Good news for the impatient.
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