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Re: [ProgressEvents] How to deal with compressed transfer encodings

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 22:24:30 -0500
Message-ID: <4CEC856E.8050408@mit.edu>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On 11/23/10 9:31 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> That is what the draft already requires, if by "compressed" Jonas means
> you remove all transfer encodings but retain the content encodings

This is actually ambiguous, since the near-total lack of server and UA 
support for "Transfer-Encoding: gzip" means that "Content-Encoding: 
gzip" is used to mean both transfer and content encoding (well, 
sometimes it also just means "my server is misconfigured Apache", but I 
assume UAs already deal with this, by and large).

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