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From Henrik Nordstrom <>
Subject Re: mod_gzip and incorrect ETag response (Bug #39727)
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2007 00:05:54 GMT
On mån, 2007-08-27 at 22:00 +0200, Ruediger Pluem wrote:

> But without an adjusted conditional checking this leads to a failure
> of conditional requests. And I currently do not see how we can adjust
> ap_meets_conditions. As I understand 13.3.3 of RFC2616 the DEFLATE_OUT
> filter transforms a possible strong ETag of the response it filters
> into a weak ETag. So shouldn't we simply transform a strong ETag into
> a weak one?

It can still be a strong one provided the server always end up in the
same gzip encoding (which it should, when using gzip.. at least unless
zlib is upgraded..)


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