Generic Bundling

Andrea Giammarchi andrea.giammarchi at
Mon Oct 14 09:58:21 PDT 2013

the module, if interested:

Best Regards

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 9:47 AM, Andrea Giammarchi <
andrea.giammarchi at> wrote:

> IIRC roundtrip happens once per domain so your math is a bit off.
> However, I've solved that using a single js Object with all modules
> packed as strings and parsed at require time once to avoid huge
> overhead by parsing everything at once. The name is require-client and
> once gzipped gives similar advantages. However, few adopted such
> approach for some reason i dont know
> Sent from my Windows Phone From: Jorge Chamorro
> Sent: 10/14/2013 9:21 AM
> To: David Bruant
> Cc: Brendan Eich; es-discuss at
> Subject: Re: Generic Bundling
> On 14/10/2013, at 17:20, David Bruant wrote:
> > How much are we trying to save with the bundling proposal? 200ms? 300ms?
> Is it really worth it? I feels like we're trying to solve a first-world
> problem.
> I think that the savings depend very much on the latency. For example
> from where I am to Brazil the latency (round-trip) is almost 500 ms,
> so if I could bundle 60 files in a .zip instead of requesting them in
> series (say at max 6 in parallel), the page would load in a little
> more than 500 ms instead of in 10 seconds.
> You can also think about it this way: the price per request with 500
> ms of latency, is 500kB on a 1 megabyte per second ADSL, or 1 megabyte
> in a 2 megabyte/s ADSL, etc. So for 60 requests it's 30 or 60
> megabytes.
> Yes a server could perhaps fix that for me almost transparently, but
> with this I could as well fix it all by myself.
> --
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