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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: Accept-Encoding - the saga continues (fwd)
Date Wed, 18 Feb 1998 02:15:32 GMT
At 01:53 PM 2/17/98 -0800, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>>I think we have two choices:
>>- agree that x-compress and x-gzip are the way things are and always will
>>be and we will always have to respond with those two (but we should
>>*NEVER* respond with x-anything else, unless AddEncoding is configured
>>that way, we should never help spread these stupidities) 
>>- declare that this client is too broken for us to support it, and the
>>client will need to be fixed.  In this case it's only gsview that needs
>>fixing as far as I can tell. 
>Either one is okay with me.

I'm cool with #2.  We already bend over backwards for too many broken clients.


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