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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424 (Consensus Call)

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:31:30 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Daniel Sommermann <dcsommer@fb.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <174hi9dbk6u61n1pu3cqk5romfn5hqrqp4@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Julian Reschke wrote:
>However, just because there are concerns doesn't mean we can't mandate 
>it. If we all agree that client->server gzip is desirable, then the spec 
>should be clear about that. Be it in non-normative prose, with a 
>"SHOULD" or even a "MUST" (which would be similar to the "MUST support 
>chunked encoding" in 1.1).
>
>What I hear is that just because there are concerns we'll say nothing. 
>My take is that the situation will not improve unless we say *something*.

That sounds pretty reasonable to me.
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