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Posted at 11:49am on 28 May 2008
Google adds common JS libraries to CDN
These files can be loaded via the Google AJAX API, or directly by including the URL in a web page, e.g.
The advantages of this over using a local copy for each site are obvious: Not only do you save bandwidth by not hosting the files yourself, but files on the Google CDN are edge cached, meaning site visitors will experience much quicker downloads. Also, if they visit multiple sites that use the same library then they will benefit from browser caching as the files will be shared.Permalink
Posted at 11:01am on 28 May 2008
We've written a number of times about the travesty that is OOXML, and whilst it comes from an unexpected quarter, South Africa's sudden outbreak of common sense is a welcome one.Permalink