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Re: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 00:38:38 +0000
To: "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7320.1327711118@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.1201271344120.4469@egate.xpasc.com>, David Morris wri

>I talked with a hardware vendor yesterday who had implemented an HTTP 
>server and client (and other stuff) in 128KB of ram in a special device.
>Adding mandatory zlib support would kill his product.

No it would not.  A NULL implementation of ZLIB is virtually no code
(and obviously gives no compression...)

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