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Why using cURL to retrieve images from url ?

Issue: Download an image from an url. Some ways of doing it: using GD or cUrl Test results: The original picture size is 20.04 KB (20526 bytes) Using GD (ImageCreate...) we are actually making a new file from the original one so: - at 100% quality the file size is: 59.78 KB (61217 bytes) <--- this is 3 times bigger than the original file; -...

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