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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Compressing output from Cocoon
Date Tue, 04 Feb 2003 11:24:46 GMT
Bart Guijt wrote:
> From: "Leszek Gawron" <>
>>On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 01:50:00PM +0100, Bart Guijt wrote:
>>>Hi all,
>>>I'm interested to see whether the following technique is useful for
> Cocoon apps as well: compressing requested content if the client supports
> it. The article at the following link illustrates this best:
>>use apache as an frontend and mod_gzip
> Hmm. My project must provide a webapp for Websphere 4 AE. Does this work for
> Websphere as well?

gosh, if it's servlet 2.3 compliant, if they don't they have a serious 

  I know it uses an Apache frontend, I am not sure whether
> I am allowed to 'hack' this mod_gzip stuff into it.
> Tomcat and Jetty are both containers supporting the 2.3 spec and thus
> supporting the filter setup. If I must use the servlet container to achieve
> compression instead of mod_gzip, I'd prefer to support it in the Cocoon
> framework rather than filters (for the sake of clarity, I guess).
> I'll write a Serializer to try this out.

keep in mind that you have to tweak all serializers to do that if you go 
down that road.

Stefano Mazzocchi                               <>
    Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate [William of Ockham]

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