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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:07:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUqKp3jaF83q_BfhBhnvB6rMAJGgMcXEqOZ0a26zOkDFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 14 March 2014 10:59, Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de> wrote:
> I think this can't be mandated as sometimes the content-length may not be
> known in advance, but you can make it optional.

If we were to allow this, then the sender would be required to provide
this new "uncompressed-length" header field.  As Patrick pointed out,
the alternative is breaking some servers.
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 18:07:49 UTC

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