Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Re: pretty please can we kill the png optimizer?

Sebastien Bacher [2015-08-12 12:03 +0200]:
> Did anyone measure what difference with/without the png optimizer would
> make on the iso/standard install? Without numbers we can't really decide
> on the cost/benefit...

Back on natty it was ~ 5.5 MB (compressed size) gain with compressing
PNGs and 7 MB with compressing SVGs.

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/performance-desktop-n-install-footprint

There is no reason to believe that the numbers would be dramatically
different these days, i. e. you can expect a 10 to 15 MB gain on a
desktop ISO from this.

Martin
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