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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:56:00 -0500
Message-ID: <CACuKZqEWQDpNyJquuLN6z=r+_+bFhS66fAm_n+3Sbgg1vu8R2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Martin Thomson
<martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 14 March 2014 10:42, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Not that it wouldn't work, but that sounds a little too much like a
> new feature to me.
>

Request body compression is practically a new feature anyway - few
clients do it today. A new header is relatively a trivial addition to
the effort.
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 20:56:26 UTC

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