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Re: h2#404 requiring gzip and/or deflate

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:54:21 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWJ0xtaQbhh1HWBbtUgsF-4JT7JE_U1JtWOOazyZfvFEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Jesse Wilson <jesse@swank.ca>, Jeff Pinner <jpinner@twitter.com>, Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 25 February 2014 12:37, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> The downside of only doing gzip is that if a server *does* use deflate, a HTTP1->2 intermediary will have to re-encode responses. Not saying that's a showstopper, just noting it.

Well, the server should only do that if the request permits it then.
Thus, the intermediary would have to opt in to deflate to get deflate.
Received on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 20:54:49 UTC

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