Compression is not a UI decision...

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One of the dilemmas that any software designer goes through is determining in which subsystem a particular behavior needs to be implemented and whether it should be user configurable or not. By user, I don't necessarily mean the only end user; in the case of plugins or server software, I also refer to the people installing / configuring the plugin or software.

Read Compression is not a UI Decision: it's about how I tracked down and fixed a 10X slowdown rendering Wordpress content which was the result of a terrible design decision by a theme designer.


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