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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 STATUS
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 22:22:21 GMT
On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 06:06:58PM -0400, MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1) wrote:
> Hi,
> 'not sure if my views hold any ground here - but I believe we should not be
> linking mod_gzip and mod_ssl here..
> 
> mod_ssl - it's one of the modules without which lots of users (especially
> the e-commerce uses) would not even consider using Apache (forget the
> performance). It's pretty much a REQUIRED thing in a webserver.. 
> 
> mod_gzip is totally different - it certainly helps in decreasing the
> response time for the user - but it's definitely not a required thing.. 

Commerce sites that are not CPU-bound but bandwidth-bound (pay per
bit) would certainly welcome a reduction in bandwidth.  -- justin


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