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Subject Re: [STATUS] (httpd-2.0) Wed Nov 28 23:45:08 EST 2001
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2001 01:36:01 GMT

In a message dated 11/28/2001 10:26:28 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> As you point out, vacations are rough for tracking discussions.
>  What is the http content-encoding value for this facility?  deflate
>  Ergo, mod_deflate.

'deflate' is not GZIP, it's just PART of GZIP.
Ergo... bad name choice IMHO.

Browser sends...
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
They are not actually the 'exact same thing'.

If you actually send 'pure deflate' to a modern browser
it will blow up even though it says it 'accepts' it.

Not to worry... doesn't matter what you call it as
long as it sends a GZIP header and it works.


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