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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: Report on mod_accel and mod_deflate
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 19:33:31 GMT
Igor Sysoev wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>Jeremy Howard wrote:
>>>Igor Sysoev mentioned recently on this list that he has written a module
>>>called 'mod_accel' that provides a caching HTTP accelerator, as well as a
>>>mod_gzip replacement called 'mod_deflate'. These modules are both used on
>>>Kaspersky labs' busy sites, as well as at the popular portal
>>> mod_deflate is used at around 700 sites.
>>Igor, sorry to tell you but httpd-2.0 has introduced mod_deflate as a 
>>replacement for mod_gzip, so you are going to have a lot of confused 
>>users when httpd 2.0 hits the streets. I suggest that you raise this 
>>issue on the httpd dev list before it's too late. May be it's too late 
>>already, since there was already a long discussion about why it should 
>>be called deflate and not gzip (check the archives).
> Thank you. I'd overlooked it. Last time I saw discussion
> about mod_gzip and mod_gz in new-httpd list was September.

I think they have decided on this name somewhere in October, after a 
very long dispute of whether it should be a part of the core or a 3rd 
party module.

> By the way do you speak Russian ?

I do :)
Stas Bekman             JAm_pH      --   Just Another mod_perl Hacker      mod_perl Guide

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