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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Compression via content negotiation
Date Sat, 05 Dec 1998 21:26:12 GMT
Jim Gettys wrote:
> Roy, I have to take issue with this one.  It would be difficult to implement
> compression transfer encoding in Apache 1.3.x where
> all content is pre-compressed.  But compress on the fly is not so painful.

Uh? Am I missing something? I thought it was exactly the other way
around? That is, to do on-the-fly, you have to hack buff.c, and to do
precompression is a trivial matter of playing with file extensions?

Course in 2.0 either will be equally easy.

Cheers,

Ben.

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