httpd-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Henri Gomez <hgo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_deflate extensions
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2002 08:42:21 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --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.

I didn't agree, they are covered in rfc2616 :

http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec14.html#sec14.11

>> 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

Ok, I'll take a look, thanks.

BTW, I'll next check if mod_deflate works in conjunction with 
mod_jk/mod_jk2 (where I'm commiter).





Mime
View raw message