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Re: zlib example

From: Kent Vander Velden <graphix@iastate.edu>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 1998 12:44:50 -0600
Message-ID: <34EB2C22.80164197@iastate.edu>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
CC: Kent Vander Velden <graphix@toybox.cc.iastate.edu>, www-lib@w3.org
> libwww uses the "deflate" / "inflate" functions of the zlib library APIs.
> These are at the algorithmic level identical to the gzip functions but the
> latter also contains some file information such as file name, mode, etc.
> Therefore, it is not immediately possible to use libwww on gz files.
> However, there is a small program in
>         http://www.w3.org/config/deflate.c
> that can be used to generate a raw "deflate" file that libwww can use.

  I have done some initial work to extend libwww to decompress gziped
on the fly from the web server.  Are others interested in this?
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 1998 13:45:02 UTC

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