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Re: Design Issue: GZIP flag on DATA Frames

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 16:25:37 +0000
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3818.1369153537@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABP7Rbfb92Vxrmxj6fKdt+jpO_Qknq8FRjsu5GZW=17uoi4OFg@mail.gmail.com>
, James M Snell writes:
>Currently the spec includes a requirement that all user-agents MUST
>support gzip.. specifically:

>If we're going to include this requirement,  ...

How about just nuking Accept-Encoding, and say that _all_ content is
gzip'ed, but that it is allowed to use the '-0' uncompressed mode ?

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