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From Thom Hehl <t...@nowhereatall.com>
Subject Re: Does (or will?) HttpClient handle compressed content ?
Date Sat, 10 Dec 2005 15:42:09 GMT
FWIW, I agree with you, Oleg.

Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:

>On Sat, 2005-12-10 at 14:16 +0000, sebb wrote:
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>>I've searched the documentation and source, and the only references to
>>zip / compression seem to be in the content-type lists. [Also searched
>>Bugzilla]
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>>Just double-checking:
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>>It seems that HttpClient does not automatically handle compressed responses.
>>Is this the case, or have I missed something?
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>This is indeed the case. 
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>>Asuming no, are there any plans to include decompression in the future?
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>No. There are no such plans. HttpClient should not have any content
>processing code. Compression / decompression logic can be easily built
>on top of HttpClient. Anything that has to do with the content
>processing does not belong to a generic HTTP library
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>Oleg
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