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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_deflate extensions
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2002 18:44:25 GMT
--On Friday, November 8, 2002 5:52 PM +0100 Henri Gomez 
<hgomez@apache.org> wrote:

> Some questions about mod_deflate :
>
> 1) Why this module is not enabled by default built ?
>        compression should be on to meet HTTP recommandations ?

No, that's not part of the HTTP specification per se.

> 2) What about a more advanced system ?
>
>        Currently :
>
> SetEnv gzip-only-text/html 1
>
> -> make mod_deflate compress only text/html.

You should take a look at the AddOutputFilterByType and 
AddOutputFilter directives.  Those allow the same functionality as 
your patch without introducing any redundant directives.  -- justin

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