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From Ryan Bloom <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0 STATUS
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 18:00:31 GMT
On Thursday 06 September 2001 09:56, Graham Leggett wrote:

Just ran a few tests with OtherBill.  IIS 5.0's default behavior, at least, is
not to gzip an html file.  We already support gzip encoding today.  This
discussion is about on-the-fly gzip compression.


> wrote:
> >   I am veto'ing this, for now at least.  I will support making mod_gz
> >   a separate sub-project of httpd, and possibly rolling it into a later
> >   release of 2.0, but now is not the time to do this.
> A separate subproject for something as small as this module sounds a
> little extreme. I just checked today - IIS v5.0 supports gzip content
> encoding, people out there will be expecting apache to be able to do it
> too - without installing anything extra.
> Regards,
> Graham


Ryan Bloom
Covalent Technologies

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