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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:09:22 +0100
Message-ID: <53237002.6000209@gmx.de>
To: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
CC: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
On 2014-03-14 21:58, Zhong Yu wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Compressed uploads isn't a new feature, but it has poor interop.
>> This would fix the interop problem.
>
> RFC2616: All HTTP/1.1 applications MUST be able to receive and decode
> the "chunked" transfer-coding
>
> I was fooled by the stern language and implemented it in my server -
> apparently for nothing :(

I've worked on clients that assume that gzip/chunked works 
client->server. It's easy enough to fallback and retry without if the 
former fails.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 21:09:56 UTC

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