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From Nils Jeppe <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_deflate's problems
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2008 06:49:07 GMT

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: for an example.

Best wishes,

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