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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:45:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnXC11-OMjMuLPnq6=0CJyDeZagB3JL6wHdx0zbT6UQShA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 13 March 2014 18:38, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
>>(One thing to note is that gzip (as opposed to raw deflate and zlib)
>>includes the uncompressed size in the header if it fits into 32 bit).
> (Strike that.)

Oh, now you have me confused, RFC 1952 says:
         A compliant compressor must produce files with correct ID1,
         ID2, CM, CRC32, and ISIZE, [...]

Is that not correct/sufficient for files < 2^32 in length?
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 01:45:37 UTC

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