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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] deflate vs gzip
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2005 11:49:53 GMT
Octavian Rasnita wrote:

 Would it be a better idea to use Apache's modules for
> compression?

Probably.  Perl Compress::Zlib is generic, whereas mod_deflate
(which does gzip, despite the name) is web-aware.  If you use the
perl, then you have to worry about dealing with HTTP yourself,
including negotiating with browsers and setting response headers.

Nick Kew

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