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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@gbiv.com>
Subject Wrong etag sent with mod_deflate
Date Thu, 07 Dec 2006 00:42:22 GMT
Protocol issues really should be brought up on the dev list, with an
appropriate subject, and not left in bugzilla.

    http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=39727

Entities gzip:ed by mod_deflate still carries the same ETag as the  
plain entiy,
causing inconsistency in ETag aware proxy caches.

I'll have a look later and see if I can fix it, but let me know if there
is already a patch in the works (that doesn't rely on mod_filter).

....Roy

On Dec 6, 2006, at 1:31 PM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> ons 2006-12-06 klockan 09:38 -0500 skrev Jeff Trawick:
>
>> Why other than ego do we want to make it hard to disable this output?
>
> Technical reason:
>
> Not advertising the brand and version makes it very hard for clients
> (user-agents and proxies) to apply workarounds when needed.
>
> As an example Squid currently has a workaround for how Apache handles
> ETag in responses which has been modified by mod_deflate. In future we
> hope to be able to disable that for versions known to be fixed.
>
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=39727
>
> Not sending the sever name and version will make this harder.
>
> Regards
> Henrik


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