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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:14:41 +1300
Message-ID: <53237F51.1020500@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 15/03/2014 11:04 a.m., William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ) wrote:
> It's unfortunate, but I agree that given the interop issues, I don't think
> we can require this.
> 
> 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).

The issue is mainly (only?) in 2.0->1.0 gateways, and only in that one
direction. Solving it in the 2.0<->2.0 or 1.x->2.0 cases does not seem
to be any benefit.

Amos
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 22:15:08 UTC

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