HTTP Compression and Web 2.0

HTTP Compression is a well-acknowledged way to improve Web performance and decrease bandwidth usage by compressing text content before transmitting it to the client. This has become an increasingly interesting topic for Web 2.0 sites starting to experience their first growth pains.

Technorati NO
Flickr NO
Wikipedia YES
Blogger YES
Feedster NO
Bloglines YES
Gizmodo YES
TypePad YES
Weblogs INC NO
Scripting News NO
Memeorandum NO

The sample above is far from representative. However, I would have thought that companies leading the Web 2.0 revolution would be learning the Web performance lessons of the previous generation.
All data was gathered using the GrabPERF Monitoring System

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