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Re: Implementation Experience Content Encoding

From: Patrick McManus <mcmanus@appliedtheory.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 14:19:20 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199708011819.OAA03798@pat.appliedtheory.com>
To: http working group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
In a previous episode Patrick McManus said...
:: 
:: I've reached a point of frustration with content encoding..
:: 
:: consider an http/1.1 server that receives this request
:: 
:: HEAD /m013/compressfly.cgi?file=idhm&style=gzip HTTP/1.0
:: 

   ^^^ That's obviously GET.. sorry bout the cut'n'paste job.

-P

:: and generates this response
:: 
:: HTTP/1.1 200 OK
:: Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 17:46:27 GMT
:: Server: ATCm005/1.0d
:: Content-Encoding: gzip
:: Connection: close
:: Content-Type: text/plain
:: 
:: << whole bunch of gzip encoded plain text here>>
:: <close of connection>
:: 
:
Received on Friday, 1 August 1997 11:21:39 EDT

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