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Re: [PHP] feature request : gzip caching





On 28 August 2016 01:31:50 BST, Rene Veerman <rene.veerman.netherlands@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 9:36 PM, Joshua Kehn <josh.kehn@xxxxxxxxx>
>wrote:
>
>> Apache handles gzipping just fine. http://httpd.apache.org/
>> docs/current/mod/mod_deflate.html
>>
>> and my PHP handles static file serving only when needed, when
>evaluating
>> content and js for specific URLs
>>
>>
>> I'm not sure why that would be required. Why doesn't the HTML
>reference
>> the assets required directly?
>>
>
>
>that would result in *way* too many HTTP requests dude ;)
>
You're doing it wrong

>i'm thinking i evaluate what URL is called up in PHP, figure out what
>cache
What's wrong with front end evaluating what js it needs to request, like angular or react does? 
>files are needed (i now use multiple stages of cache files for some
>stuff
>like the main HTML template), and output a new "master cache file" that
>is
>a file that gets called up rather quickly with readfile() after a
>file_exists(translateURLtoFilesystempath($untranslatedContentURL)) to
>see
>if regeneration for any particular URL is needed..
>
>public function translateURLtoFilesystempath ($url) {
>            $r = $url;
>            $r = str_replace('/','---',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('?','-_-',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('&','__-',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('=','___',$r);
>            return '--_'.$r;
>}
>public function translateFilesystempathToURL ($path) {
>            $r = preg_replace ('#.*--_#', '', $path);
>            $r = str_replace('---','/',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('-_-','?',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('__-','&',$r);
>            $r = str_replace('___','=',$r);
>            return $r;
>}
>
>
>
>
>>
>> and for noobish developers it might be very convenient to add this to
>php
>> readfile() afterall
>>
>>
>> Convenient and right are often two different ways to solve a problem.
>I
>> try to not offer convenient solutions that are not right.
>>
>
>yea, that's the C++ attitude ;) you do know C++ got dinosaured for a
>*more
>simple and intuitive* C# right? ;)

That's not what happened at all. C++ is alive and well, C# has always served a different purpose 

>
>>
>> --jk
>>
>> On Aug 27, 2016, at 3:04 PM, Rene Veerman <rene.veerman.netherlands@
>> gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> yea ok.. "something upstream".. is that nginx easy to stack above /
>next
>> to / under apache2? i'm really used to apache2..
>> and for noobish developers it might be very convenient to add this to
>php
>> readfile() afterall..
>>
>> and my PHP handles static file serving only when needed, when
>evaluating
>> content and js for specific URLs to fit in a common HTML site
>template for
>> instance..
>> you know of a better way? i'm all ears :)
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 9:00 PM, Joshua Kehn <josh.kehn@xxxxxxxxx>
>wrote:
>>
>>> Why is PHP handling static file serving? This is squarely outside of
>it's
>>> domain. Have nginx or something upstream handle gzipping content.
>>>
>>> --jk
>>>
>>> > On Aug 27, 2016, at 1:22 PM, Rene Veerman <
>>> rene.veerman.netherlands@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > eh no, i'm a big fan of caching output in js / json cache files :)
>>> > but those still need to get gzipped... not just my main JS file,
>also my
>>> > photoalbum contents -> another 1Mb of JSON content...
>>> >
>>> > On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 7:19 PM, Ashley Sheridan <
>>> ash@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> > wrote:
>>> >
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On 27 August 2016 17:52:48 BST, Rene Veerman
><rene.veerman.netherlands@
>>> >> gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>> Hi..
>>> >>>
>>> >>> First off, i love PHP. Many thanks for keeping it free too.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> However, i've noticed that gzipping the 1Mb of javascript that
>my
>>> >>> seductiveapps.com needs, takes a relatively long time (measured
>over
>>> a
>>> >>> total page load time which i'd like to bring down from it's
>current 10
>>> >>> seconds, about a second or even more is spent gzipping (by a
>core i5
>>> >>> machine))..
>>> >>
>>> >> Are you building the js each time it's requested? Have you
>thought
>>> about
>>> >> building it as a deployment step for production?
>>> >>
>>> >>>
>>> >>> At one time, i spent time building PHP code that cached the
>>> >>> already-gzipped
>>> >>> content and outputted that with just readfile().. But i never
>got it
>>> to
>>> >>> work a second time, unfortunately..
>>> >> Why don't you want the web server to handle the gzip side of
>things? It
>>> >> would make more sense surely?
>>> >>
>>> >>> Could you pretty please add this to the core of PHP? Shouldn't
>be that
>>> >>> hard
>>> >>> for the internals team right?..
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Many thanks in advance for even considering to do this..
>>> >>>
>>> >>> with regards,
>>> >>> Rene Veerman,
>>> >>> CEO + CTO of seductiveapps.com
>>> >>
>>> >> --
>>> >> Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my
>brevity.
>>> >>
>>>
>>
>>

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