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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424 (Consensus Call)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:45:58 +1000
Cc: "Julian F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D9C1A655-6DE3-4E43-8E10-F34A6AB6EBAB@mnot.net>
To: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>

On 28 Apr 2014, at 8:09 pm, Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au> wrote:

> On 28 April 2014 19:58, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> ​​
> On 2014-04-28 11:48, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> I’m saying that the most concrete way of encouraging servers to accept content-encoded request representations is to give them a means of declaring their support for doing so — e.g., in HTML — not a generic SHOULD in a place that resource authors will never look.
> ...
> 
> In HTML?
> 
> 
> 
> ​<form action="/rsrc-that-accepts-gzip" method="POST"><input type="file" name="f"></form>
> ​<p>Select a file to upload (gzip files will be automatically extracted)</p>

True - but I was thinking of something like

<form action=“/foo” method=“POST” content-encoding=“gzip”>…</form>

Cheers,


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