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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] poor man's mod_deflate (mod_rewrite recipe)
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2007 12:39:40 GMT
On Wed, 31 Oct 2007 09:42:38 +0100
Christian Folini <> wrote:

> It works on static files only and it means you have to
> gzip the static files in the filesystem in order to make
> it work. But afterwards you'll get a really fast server.

That's perfectly normal.

> I think it is worth posting it here, as it is a good example for
> mod_rewrite use.

It's a very BAD example of mod_rewrite use, because you're reinventing
a wheel that's been implemented for over 10 years in Apache.
See mod_negotiation.

Nick Kew

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