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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
files
on the fly from the web server.  Are others interested in this?
Received on Wednesday, 18 February 1998 13:45:02 GMT

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