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Re: Reducing HTTP payload size [was: RE: HTTP idea

From: Mike Dierken <dierken@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 17:05:48 -0800
Message-ID: <7cd8e0930701111705g40b58702y516c8dc1cc8f38d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nicholas Shanks" <contact@nickshanks.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

>
> Wouldn't large sites encode their traffic with gzip (or alternative)
> before sending?
>
The HTTP gzip transfer encoding applies to the body of the message,
not the headers.
You may want to take some of the most common permutations of media
types sent in a request and register a new media type representing
that combination.
Received on Friday, 12 January 2007 01:05:54 GMT

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