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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: Adding RemoveOutputFilterByType?
Date Fri, 19 Jul 2002 22:59:30 GMT
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 04:53:51PM -0600, Jerry Baker wrote:
> some other already compressed media also. Whether mod_deflate should 
> know about this, I'm not sure. If it doesn't, I would like the ability 
> to specify what gets gzipped and what doesn't. I know what is generally 
> a good candidate for compression and what isn't, so if the mod_deflate 
> doesn't know I should be able to "tell" it.

The tact that we have taken is that mod_deflate shouldn't know
anything.  It should just compress whatever it gets.  That places
the burden on the filter configuration system/syntax to allow the
administrator to place in the overrides.  As you've pointed out,
it isn't very flexible now.  -- justin

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