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From "J. Peng" <peng....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_deflate's problems
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2008 06:45:45 GMT
what I said is mod_deflate always send a "Vary: Accept-Encoding"
header to clients though it didn't compress that object.
this make some browsers have problems.

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 2:49 PM, Nils Jeppe <nils@pandemonium.de> wrote:
>
>
>  On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, J. Peng wrote:
>
>  > I just think Apache's mod_deflate has a weak point.
>  > When client doesn't declare it accept encoding, apache returns an
>  > uncompressed object, but for this object mod_deflate also returns a
>  > "Vary: Accept-Encoding" header.
>  > This make some browsers be confused. In fact my current IE6 sp2 can't
>  > download that object.
>
>  Well, if you find that MSIE has problems with your compression scheme, you
>  could simply disable compression for it. See:
>  http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_deflate.html for an example.
>
>
>
>  Best wishes,
>  Nils
>
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