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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:59:35 +0100
Message-ID: <53234387.8000503@zinks.de>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
I think this can't be mandated as sometimes the content-length may not 
be known in advance, but you can make it optional.

Roland


On 14.03.2014 18:42, Roberto Peon wrote:
> Implementation experience here says that many servers barf if they 
> don't get content-length for an upload.
>
> imho, the simple solution is to mandate the presence of a header that 
> indicates the uncompressed content-length when sending compressed data 
> on http/2. This is generically useful in many applications in both 
> directions.
> -=R
>
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