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Re: Clarification of the term "deflate"

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 14:40:41 +0100
To: paul.marquess@ntlworld.com
Cc: "'Henrik Nordstrom'" <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070809134041.GH25240@mail.shareable.org>

Paul Marquess wrote:
> Using the zlib wrapper means an implementation can quickly determine whether
> the content is what it claims to be by checking the zlib signature. With
> 1951, you have to try to uncompress it before you can tell.

We have HTTP headers for that.  If they aren't trustworthy - what
makes the zlib signature trustworthy?

- Jamie
Received on Thursday, 9 August 2007 15:03:28 GMT

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