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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:09:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnXPnK0M9Tb_JSOA6GbBoX=s5FcLU-2EndETG89Ti5vFVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org>
Cc: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 14 March 2014 15:04, William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org> wrote:
> I haven't thought about it deeply, but perhaps we can opt-in using the
> SETTINGS and HTTP2-Settings headers. Explicit server declaration of support.
> I haven't gamed it out completely in my head yet as to whether or not that
> would create other obstacles and whether or not it's better than application
> specific knowledge (e.g. JS shipped from server to client).

That would require a guarantee from the server peer that it is
handling requests itself, or can be certain that it only forwards to
servers that have made the same promise.  That's possible, I guess.
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 22:09:46 UTC

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