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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:28:40 +0000
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
cc: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <28562.1394832520@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAP+FsNc1cN-PVR1_P8duw84_1Xxe0xqO0uiHbd9RwTFeMSqk0w@mail.gmail.com>, Roberto Peon writes:

>The sender doesn't know the uncompressed size before it transmits?
>That seems.. odd...

One common Varnish scenario:  ESI composition.

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