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From "Ray Anderson" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Deflate
Date Sun, 20 Jun 2004 20:46:25 GMT
> >
> We have discussed this before in the dev-list.
> The common agreement was to turn off deflate for all PDF 
> stuff. Or better,
> only compress a very few types.
> | AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml
> Depending on the version of IE, it trashes when you feed it a 
> compressed
> CSS or JS file.
> André


Thanks for the reply.

What a shame that all the browsers can't play nice.  I guess I'll follow the
recommendation and turn off gzip for anything other than plain text.  Sigh.
I was seeing significant bandwidth savings too!

Ray Anderson
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ever caught a fighter pilot in a defensive mood you had him licked before
you started shooting.
Captain David McCampbell, USN, Leading U.S. Navy Ace, WWII, 34 Victories (9
on One Mission)

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