Message from JavaScript discussions

June 2018

— The codecs matter


Long story and need much to clear why, but tldr, apache was once great, but it handles static content so bad, nginx can be extremely robust with static files, nginx can is much more scalable, configurable etc

— Yes it is. but why big sites still using it? if I serve webm and people download it? they are too dumb to ask me how to play webm on their android phones

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— Serve both

— Serve different types based on browser

— So it plays in all browsers

— Nginx best at static files only if enabling X send plugin, isn't it?

— What

— What's that plugin?

— I never use plugins

— Not plugin, i meant add on, whats the name i forgot

— There's no module with that name hmm