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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@kiwi.ics.uci.edu>
Subject Re: Compression via content negotiation
Date Wed, 02 Dec 1998 18:18:14 GMT
>Yes. The issues is people who have index.html and index.html.gz. At the
>moment a request for index.html will always select index.html, without
>negotiating between index.html and index.html.gz.

Yep, and that part isn't going to change.  There must always be a
distinction within our httpd namespace between URLs that are negotiation
handles and those that are not.  Failure to maintain this distinction
completely screws over both caching and authoring of resource
representations.

....Roy

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