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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Review] mod_deflate.xml (Revision)
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2002 08:21:11 GMT
--On Wednesday, November 27, 2002 6:38 AM +0100 André Malo 
<nd@perlig.de> wrote:

> Good point. I read (again ;-) some sections in RFC 2616 and found:
>
> 14.11 Content-Encoding
>
>    The Content-Encoding entity-header field is used as a modifier
> to the    media-type.
>    [...]
>    The content-coding is a characteristic of the entity identified
> by    the Request-URI. [...]
>
> *kaboom*. If I understand that correctly, it's *wrong* to serve
> compressed  content under the same URI (and the same
> *entity*-tag-header). It seems,  dynamic compression should be
> noted in Transfer-Encoding. And... I guess in  that case it must
> not (or should not?) be noted in Vary:.
>
> hmm...???

Nah, ISTR, we have had this discussion before and we said that the 
ETag should remain the same even when mod_deflate is invovled.  The 
content (barring corruption) should be identical.  -- justin

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