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From Brian Pane <>
Subject Re: canned deflate conf in manual -- time to drop the NS4/vary?
Date Fri, 04 Jun 2010 13:36:24 GMT
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 6:10 AM, "Plüm, Rüdiger, VF-Group"
<> wrote:
> Isn't that what Transfer-Encoding is designed for?

Yes, and in fact if we were talking about a brand new protocol, I'd
probably argue in favor of putting the compression specifier in the
Transfer-Encoding.  I think a change in the semantics of
Content-Encoding in HTTP/1.1 might be a way to obtain similar benefits
without breaking existing software.


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